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Is your child's car restraint fitted right?

September 30th, 2014

Episode 55 of 164 episodes

Is your child's car restraint fitted correctly? Would you bet money on it, because you are technically betting your child's life and health on the suitability, and fit of their car restraint? If you've ever been involved in the fitting of a car seat or baby capsule, you'll know what I'm talking about, car seats are tricky, there are a lot of straps, they're easy to confuse, twist and get wrong and what if, even though they were fitted correctly in the first place do the straps still fit? Monash University's Accident Research Centre is currently investigating the safety of child travel in cars when their safety depends on the expertise of their parents ability to fit their restraints correctly.

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