Barbara has spent the last 35 years ensuring that children are safe in vehicles. She is retired from Transport Canada where she held various positions as a car seat specialist in defects, compliance, collision analysis, recalls and being the public face and voice of child safety for the department. She has a B.A. in Anthropology (Physical/Forensic) and is a Level IV collision investigator. She has a total of approximately 25 publications concerning the safety of children in motor vehicle collisions, the Canadian standards and various technician and instructor training manuals. She has spoken and presented at seminars across Canada and the United States. Barbara has worked very closely with car seat manufacturers, the vehicle manufacturers, various police departments, paramedics, and insurance groups as well as legal experts in Canada and the USA. In addition, Barbara has worked with many Provincial, State, National and International Governments as a specialist in her field and consultant. She has trained approximately 4,000 technicians, instructors and instructor trainers.