Air Protect + keeps children safer during the ride. Air Protect + combines the advanced protection of our Air Protect® cushion system with patented GCell HXTM foam designed with hexagonal shapes for superior protection around the torso.
In 2009, Safety 1st led the industry with the introduction of Air Protect Advanced Side Impact Technology. Air Protect addressed an important issue in crash safety, side impact crashes, by providing additional protection around the child's head, where it's needed most.
You can learn more about the development and success of Air Protect at our dedicated page.
Our mission to create safer car seats never stops. Our engineers are continually looking for innovative ideas to help take our seats to the next level.
Opened in September, 2010, the Dorel Technical Center for Child Safety is a one-of-a-kind facility that features specialized research and design operations with the sole purpose of helping us create the safest car seats possible. With our Center for Child Safety located in Columbus, Indiana; the nearby racing industry was a natural place for our engineers to look to for inspiration.
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