About Us

“One day I decided to do something about it. I developed The Quimby Coat.  
This coat system is very convenient and versatile. It makes it easy to do right thing. “

My name is Jamie Wallace. I was a career firefighter/EMT for 12 years and a captain/EMT for 7 years.
I have also been a certified car seat technician for 12 years. While checking car seats, I would constantly tell parents not to put their children in the car seat while wearing a heavy winter coat because it isn’t safe.
Certified car seat technicians and medical professionals believe it is extremely dangerous for children to wear heavy winter coats while riding in a car seat with a five-point harness. Safe Kids Worldwide advises that “a bulky coat can compress in a crash and create a loose car seat harness, putting your child at greater risk of injury in the unlikely event of a crash”.
The safest procedure was to remove my children’s winter coats in the cold, secure them in a cold car seat and then cover them back up. This was very uncomfortable for the kids and very inconvenient for me.

Disclaimer:The Quimby Coat in no way guarantees the safety of your child while it is in use. The Quimby Coat is not a safety feature of the carseat but a jacket that facilitates proper carseat use.

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