Here is something most people do not know about car seats:
4. Baby car seats are NOT designed to be secured on top of shopping carts. In fact, most shopping carts that you find in grocery stores and supermarkets have warnings saying that baby car seats should not be placed on top of shopping carts.
Unfortunately, no one appears to be reading or paying attention to them …
… even when the sign is right down in front of them as they put the carrier on the cart.
The big “Warning” sign is right there. If folks will just take time to read them.
And for those who read them, they seem not to take the warning seriously … until something tragic happens.
“Most car seat manufacturers specifically prohibit using their seats this way but that warning is usually buried along with 30 other generic warnings in the instruction manual so it doesn’t get much attention.” Source: carseatblog.com
Safety experts have time and again explained this but this message seems to be ignored. (see next page) …