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By law, all children traveling in cars must use the correct child restraint until they are 12 years old or 135cm tall. Once they reach this criteria they must use an adult restraint. There are a couple of exceptions, but by and large these rules should not be broken and it is the drivers responsibility to make sure they are not.
Children Up To Age 3
Children aged 3 -12
Children aged 3 - 12 must wear the correct child restraint whether traveling in the front or rear of the car. There are 3 exceptions for this age group.
Children traveling in minibuses, coaches or any other vehicle must wear a restraint or adult seat belt.
A properly fitted child restraint keeps the child in their seat, keeping them in one position. It also absorbs some of the impact in the event of an accident. It means your child is less likely to be injured or killed in an crash. Car seats must be fitted correctly. Here are a few pointers:
Once your chid is 15-25kg (between 4 and 6 years old) they can use a booster seat. The adult seat belt will restrain them so this becomes the most important item to check. Make sure that:
Rear Facing Car Seats
Consider using rear facing car seats instead of forward facing ones - although less popular in the UK they are in fact considerably safer.
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