The Car Seat Safety Requirements for each state vary across the country. However, it is up to parents which car seat is right for their child. There are helpful guides to assist you in finding the proper car seat for your kids. Below you will find the requirements for each state.

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There are four stages of car seats. When it comes to choosing the right car seat Safe RIde 4Kids has some excellent advice. It's the first step in car seat safety.

As children grow parents need to be aware of the next stage when choosing the type of seat or restraint.


The folks at Target are offering to lend a hand when it comes to recycling your old car seat. Currently, all Target Stores in South Dakota, Minnesota, and Iowa are running their Car Seat Trade-In Program.

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Since 2016, Target has recycled more than 2 Million car seats. When you recycle yours, you then can redeem a coupon on your Target App or for 20% off one car seat, one stroller, or select baby gear.

The current recycling program ends on April 29 at all Target stores.


In South Dakota, it is required by law that all children under the age of 8 will travel in a safety system that is designed for their age and federally approved.

Minnesota - All children must be in a child restraint if they are 7 yrs or under and under 57" tall.

Iowa - Children under 1 yrs and under 20 lbs in rear-facing child seat 1-5 yrs in a child restraint or booster seat.

9 Driving Laws in South Dakota that Might Surprise You, Some You Didn't Know Existed

There are some things you can do on South Dakota roads that you may have once thought illegal but aren't. Like, can you ride in the back of a pickup, or drive barefoot in South Dakota?

While perusing the South Dakota Department of Public Safety I was reminded of some things that come up in conversation quite often.

Here are a few to ponder:

The 6 Types of South Dakota Drivers You Deal With Every Winter

Every year it snows in Sioux Falls. We may live in denial during the spring and summer, but it happens.

When the snow falls on the Falls, life in the city does not stop. We all still have to go to work, school, and the liquor I mean go get snacks.

When you tackle the snowy routes around town you tend to run across six types of drivers in the snow.

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