Child restraints expire, they cannot be used forever. In this article, we'll help you understand the importance of car seat expiry dates and why they exist. Why do we have car seat expiry dates? There are a variety of genuine reasons why car seat expiry dates exist. For example, safety … [Read more...] about Car Seat Expiry Dates – 2020 Update
Check this simple 5 step test to see if your child can travel safely without a booster seat. NZ Car Seat Law If you have read our article, “NZ Car Seat Law - Simplified”, you will know that car seat law in NZ is quite simple. To understand when your child can travel safely without a … [Read more...] about When can a child travel safely without a booster seat?
The New Zealand Rental Vehicle Association was very generous in giving me 30 minutes to speak at their 2019 conference in Auckland in July on the subject of “Improving the Use of Child Restraints in the Rental Vehicle Industry”. Having this time to speak in front of a captive audience of rental … [Read more...] about 4 Simple Tips to Improve Use of Child Restraints in the Rental Vehicle Industry
All child restraints sold or used in New Zealand have to be manufactured to a standard that complies with our minimum safety standards for car seats. These are called car seat safety standards. A car seat safety standard is displayed as a sticker or label on the shell of the restraint. To … [Read more...] about Car Seat Safety Standards NZ – 2020 Update
Understanding the law as it relates to your child and child restraints is quite simple. There are two stages to be aware of. The first stage is determined by the child's age, the second is determined by the child restraint's instruction manual. Let me explain: NZ Car Seat Law by … [Read more...] about Car Seat Law NZ – Simplified