Do’s and don’ts for kiddies’ car seats

By admin
09 April 2014

It’s an all too common and frightening sight on South African roads – unrestrained young children in cars, sitting on laps, jumping around or standing on the front or back seats in peak-hour traffic. Do you know how to install a car seat correctly? This video shows you how.

It’s an all too common and frightening sight on South African roads – unrestrained young children in cars, sitting on laps, jumping around or standing on the front or back seats in peak-hour traffic.

Cars aren’t designed to keep children safe. The inside of a car isn’t a child-friendly zone. Adults have to make it so and can do that by putting children in car seats.

There are three types of seats available – baby, toddler and booster seats –each appropriate for the weight of the child as it grows.  Normal safety belts are designed for a grown person, taller than 1,5 metres; a child simply isn’t tall enough yet. The same goes for an air bag; they’re designed to keep a grown person safe, not a child.

Do you know how to install a car seat correctly? This video shows you how.

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