Fall can be a dangerous time for pedestrians, as dusk becomes part of rush hour. The end of daylight savings time moves sundown right into the commute, meaning that drivers are forced to adjust to less ambient light and more light from headlights and streetlights. The difference in light changes the appearance of things. It changes the shadows. Small moving objects like pedestrians seem to disappear.
You might expect that if a surgeon, nurse or other health care worker at a hospital makes an error, it would be reported, both to inform hospital managers and to avoid making the same error twice. But according to a study by the health inspector general of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, hospitals recognize and report only one out of seven errors, accidents and other events that harm hospitalized Medicare patients. Such events often lead to medical malpractice lawsuits, and could lead to more if they aren't caught the first time they happen.
As any parent can attest, kids come in all sizes. Some are small for their age, and others are, yes, overweight. No matter what size they are, they deserve to be protected from harm, and parents expect that from products designed for safety. That includes child car seats.