Why create the NZ Car Seat Safety - National Communications Initiative? In June 2020, we launched the NZ Car Safety National Communications Initiative. Why? Because there are 14 road-related deaths of children in New Zealand each year, and many many more injuries. Sadly, the number of … [Read more...] about Our Initiative to Help Parents with Car Seat Safety in New Zealand
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The NZ Car Seat Safety National Communications Initiative was designed to provide a consistent nationwide communications plan promoting safe and correct car seat use to organisations and individuals within the child passenger safety industry. The content is written by Danielle Beh, an experienced … [Read more...] about NZ Car Seat Safety – National Communications Initiative 12 Month Schedule
This post was written as part of the NZ Car Seat Safety National Communications Initiative. A version of the content below was provided to all participants for the July 2020 topic. Why must a car seat installation be secure? Having a car seat installed securely is vital to allow the child … [Read more...] about Is your child’s car seat installed securely?
There is no absolute answer to when you should move your child from a harnessed child restraint into a booster seat. However, there are a few key things that you should consider before deciding to do so. What is a "booster seat"? First, let me clarify that when we talk about a “booster”, … [Read more...] about When is it OK for a child to start using a booster seat?
Using a properly installed base increases the likelihood that your baby capsule is installed correctly and securely every time you travel. How secure must a baby capsule be? To do its job, a child restraint must be installed securely. When we are referring to child restraints, the word … [Read more...] about Is it important to use a base with your baby capsule?