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Another Level Of Protection For Children - Vehicle Shades When taking children out on the road, most people understand the need for car seats, restraints and safety locks, however auto shades are generally not considered in the same light. Just as a car seat helps prevent injuries in the event of an accident, a sun shade can safeguard a child from the dangers related to direct sunlight, including overheating, burns and even damaged eyesight caused by overexposure to glare. Sun shades for children are available in different styles. Some mount on the window, some function as a canopy, protecting the child from both sides, and some are meant to protect car seats from becoming too hot. Protection from All Sides Canopy-style shades are attached with adjustable elastic fasteners, snugly securing it to a car seat. Since these are adjustable, they can be used with nearly any seat and work as well. Once installed, canopy-style shades form a tent around the child, obstructing sunlight from all angles, regardless of the direction the vehicle is heading. The disadvantage of canopy-style shades is that children may feel contained and cut off from others in the vehicle. And as a result of the "walls" produced from the proximity of the canopy fabric, they may also feel slightly claustrophobic. Moreover, children will not be able to see out the window, which can be one of the pleasures of a car ride. A Much More Open Approach Window sun shades provide more limited protection, but provide the child with significantly less restriction. Most of these shades are attached to the window with suction cups. Some roll down, allowing them to be stowed when sunlight is not a problem, while others have suctions cups on all four corners and must be fully removed to permit light in. The shade itself is usually a perforated material, allowing tiny dots of light into the automobile, thus diffusing both glare and heat without totally blocking the sun. Other shades might use an opaque material to achieve the same effect. Children can remain totally engaged with those around them which is another benefit of window sun shades and although it will be with a limited view as the shade isn't fully transparent, they will be able to look out the window. Although window sun shades can effectively diffuse sunlight, they don't protect from all angles like canopy-style shades. As a vehicle negotiates turns and curves, sunlight can enter, as well as its associated heat and glare. Preventative Actions When your car is parked, there's another kind of sun shade. A car gets very hot as sunlight fills the car's interior producing serious discomfort and even potential injuries, especially if a child touches hot metal parts. In order to prevent this from happening, a number of parents opt for a shade that is designed to do this. Essentially, the shade shields the seat from the blazing heat which could occur from even a couple of minutes of sitting in the sun. Ride Accessories

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Taking great care to keep children from the harm that can occur on the road, placing them in car seats and boosters, situating them in the back seat and using child door locks is something parents do because they love their children. Auto shades for children are no less important, be it canopy-type, window mounted or designed to eliminate the heat in a parked car, because they protect from the potential dangers caused by heat and light and offer both comfort and safety. To allow much cooler temperatures within your vehicle, setting up auto window sun shades while parked may help. For further information on Color Car Shade, pay a visit to them at their site,

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Another Level Of Protection For Children - Vehicle Shades