NEW MEXICO (KRQE) – New Mexico’s Attorney General is one of seventeen in the nation, demanding improved car seat standards. AG Hector Balderas and other attorney generals signed a letter to Transporation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and the acting Highway Traffic Safety administrator.
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This comes after reports that found some car seats got a passing grade during the side-impact crash tests despite the test dummies being violently tossed around. There was also a House Oversight Committee investigation that found booster seat makers endangered the lives of millions of American children and misled consumers about the safety of booster seats.