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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 »

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 »

Smart seat to rescue kids left in cars
Smart seat to rescue kids left in cars (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Summer brings a greater risk of babies or toddlers left unattended in cars – sometimes with devastating consequences. For example, last summer Ambulance Victoria paramedics rescued an average of four children a day from cars. To lessen this risk La ... Read More »

Loud talking and horseplay in car results in more serious incidents for teen drivers
Loud talking and horseplay in car results in more serious incidents for teen drivers (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Adolescent drivers are often distracted by technology while they are driving, but loud conversations and horseplay between passengers appear more likely to result in a dangerous incident, according to a new study from the UNC Highway Safety Research Center. The ... Read More »

 
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