car seat

Buckle up! Learning to use a seatbelt
Buckle up! Learning to use a seatbelt (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Age 2-5 years Duration of activity This activity will take just 5-10 minutes. Materials/equipment A car seat A doll that is an appropriate size for the car seat Cost You won’t need to buy anything to do this activity. Preparation ... Read More »

Types of car seats
Types of car seats (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Many different types of car restraints are available. Different types are suitable for use by babies and children up to 10 years of age. In Australia, car restraints are grouped into four distinct types, as well as combination types. Using a ... Read More »

The child car seat checklist
The child car seat checklist (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Which car seat does my child need? All children are required to be safely and correctly restrained in an appropriate car seat when travelling by car. By law, children up to the age of seven must be fastened in an ... Read More »

Choosing the right car seat
Choosing the right car seat (4 votes, average: 4.50 out of 5)

The right car seat to choose depends on your child’s age and size. It is important to buy the right type of child restraint, as Australian laws not only state that children up to seven years of age must travel ... Read More »

Laws governing car seats in Australia
Laws governing car seats in Australia (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Using a safe car seat is not just a responsible thing for parents and other adults to do when they travel in a car with children, it has many safety benefits and is a legal requirement in all Australian states ... Read More »

Installing a car seat correctly
Installing a car seat correctly (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Once you have chosen the right type of car seat for your baby or child, you’ll need to put aside time to install it correctly in your car, and secure your child safely in it every time you drive. It is ... Read More »

Driving safely with children
Driving safely with children (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Kids are unpredictable, which means driving safely with children can be challenging, and requires preparation. It’s impossible to predict when a child will do something that distracts you while you’re driving. And unlike a ringing phone, you can’t just ignore ... Read More »

Top tips for family health and safety this summer
Top tips for family health and safety this summer (2 votes, average: 4.00 out of 5)

Summer is on the horizon and with it comes concern about sun exposure, heat related-illness and the increased risk of bushfires. Experts from Sydney University provide recommendations for a healthy and safe summer.  1. Dieting and body image over the ... Read More »

Car seats
Car seats (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Car seats are designed to ensure that children are safe when travelling by car. However, car seats only provide proper protection when they are used correctly and children are adequately restrained in an appropriate car seat. While most parents use ... Read More »

Using a car seat correctly
Using a car seat correctly (5 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Why should you restrain your child in a car seat? Once the car seat is installed, you will need to fit your child securely in it every time they ride in the car. A restraint or harness will not offer ... Read More »

 
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