Child safety is important particularly when travelling in the family car. You must make sure that your children are sitting in appropriate child safety seats for their age. Babies should be brought home in a capsule with its own seat belt to ensure their safety.
Children under 7 are not allowed to sit on the back seat with an adjustable seat belt as they are too young. Booster seats are used for 4 to 7 year olds and they have their own seat belt. Make sure that you have quality seats for your children as that will prevent accidents.
It is essential that you make sure that your children are fastened into their child safety seats at all times. If your child can undo his or her seat belt make sure you adjust until they cannot. You can hire child safety seats from hospitals, councils and more.
Make sure you check the price before hiring child safety seats and decide if you can afford them. They are often quite cheap and great value for money which suggests that most people can afford them. If you do not know which car seat is best for your child call your local hospital or council and ask for support and advice.
If you notice that your child’s seat belt has frayed or torn you need to have it repaired immediately. If the damage cannot be fixed than you will need to hire or buy new child safety seats for them. Make sure that your child’s seat is comfortable and secure with enough room for your child to grow into it.
If you are not happy with your child’s seat make sure that you return it and buy or hire one that meets the basic safety standards. It is best to check the seat before purchasing it otherwise you will likely find that you have wasted your money.
Safety is important and it is important to buy the right child safety car seats for your children. New born babies need to be strapped in a capsule as they are taken home from the hospital. Capsules need to be tightly strapped into the car to prevent harm.
Booster seat is used for children from 4 to 7 years old. Make sure they have their own seat belt and meet basic safety standards. In conclusion if you have any doubts about child safety seats call your local council and ask for support and advice.