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Anything involving children and motor vehicle transportation; car seat safety, car and safety system compatibility, safety systems design, best practices for child and family safety, general automobile safety.

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30 years automotive specialties, 22 years mechanical/technical instruction (plus, non-profit board membership & community service organization partnership), 10 years NHTSA certification experience.


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NHTSA certified CPSTI, former certified auto mechanic (ASE), SME CASA (AMA) & CAS (Motorsport), former college instructor.

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Recent Answers from Bill Flinchbaugh

2016-09-03 car seats for school run:

To start, I need to know what year the Pajero is. From some of the seat belt descriptions you provided, I am going to guess early to mid 2000's. Exact year will help, though country of build and market

2016-02-11 Survey Request:

I took the survey, but found little related to my Expert specialty. As a former instructor at FTU/UCF, I am curious about your project. As for your one question on car seats, it is not as simple as a 'what

2014-07-03 Strollers buying guide:

Angela,  July is a heavy travel month for me, so sorry for the delay. When it comes to strollers, like buying cars, nothing beats a little "tire kicking". I would never buy a child's product without trying

2013-03-25 Rear facing car seat in pickup truck:

Yes, but... What you present presumes that this vehicle is likely 1993, or older. If that is the case, yes, the car seat could be in the front seat, but may need to be in the passenger seat if the transmission

2009-07-23 Car Seat Recycling Program:

Christine,  If you visit my web site, you will get a sense of what I have done to get the recycling program going. There is more to it than any email can communicate. Review what


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