LATCH Systems Explained

Since 2003, the majority of manufactured vehicles contained lower LATCH attachments and one or more tethers. LATCH is an acronym for Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children, as the devices are designed to affix infant seats, booster seats, children's carseats and children's carbeds.

The LATCH attachments are found in the crack between the seat back and the seat cushion. The mechanisms take the place of seat belts when installing and securing seats designed for younger passengers. The innovative attachments were created as a universal and more convenient method of securing the seats.

 

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What's The Difference Between Oversteer And Understeer?

The terms understeer and oversteer are used to describe how sensitive a vehicle is to steering. If your vehicle turns more than you command it to, then you are oversteering. Likewise, if your vehicle does not turn as much as you want it to, then you are understeering. There are several things that can cause you to oversteer. This includes applying excessive throttle, trail braking and lifting off of the throttle while you are steering.

If your vehicle is oversteering, then your vehicle may start to spin. You may also notice that the back of your vehicle is too light…

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