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Child Baby Car Seat Mobile Installations

Mobile Installations for Child Seat Restraints

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Mobile Installations of Child  Baby Car Seat Restraints 24hrs 

WE come to you, WE Install , WE make sure its done right ! Call us to book an appointment!

We can assist 24 hrs a day except Sundays

We can do installations at the Hospital, child care centre, home or office

1300 867 277 

Did you Know?

All children from 0 to 7 years of age must use the correct type of child restraint for their age whilst travelling in a vehicle (car).

Australian Design rules (ADR’s) have conducted tests and in 50KM/H crash, you can experience a force of approximately 30G or 30 times your weight.

Correct fitting/fitment for a baby infant or child seats is very important and its the law.

We do mobile installations onsite at your premises

Types of child restraints

  • Baby capsule, convertible or forward or reward facing baby seats, booster seats, cushion booster and ISO-FIX seats.

 

What does (ADRs) stand for?

  • ADR’s stands for Australian Design Rules
  • All components made in vehicles have to and must comply with ADRs, e.g. Seatbelt’s, Speedo, sun visors, lights, Child Restraints etc.
  • focuses on emissions and crash safety.

Whats does ADR 34 – Child Restraints Anchorages mean?

  • ADR 34 requires all vehicles (cars) must have child restraint anchorages, and also known as “bolt points”  (Note: these vehicles (cars) must also be equiped with seat belts, ADRs 4 and 5)
  • Not all vehicles (cars) are equipped with anchor fittings or anchor bolts.
  • Vehicles (cars) listed in the table all must have child restraints anchorage points as per ADR 34

VEHICLE TYPE                                       EFFECTIVE DATE

PASSENGER CARS                                FROM JULY 1976

STATION WAGONS                               FROM JANUARY 1977

VANS UPTO 9 ADULTS                        FROM JANUARY 1986

VANS UPTO 12 ADULTS                      FROM JANUARY 1987

4 WHEEL DRIVES (4WD)                   FROM JULY 1990

COMMERCIAL VEHICLES*               NOT APPLICABLE

(*For commercial vehicles the anchorage point may be included, you should always check it)

All vehicles (cars) by ADRs standards must have a compliance plate  which is the vehicles ID which will state the seating capacity and all relevant vehicle information.

 

Road Rules and Child Restraints

  • All passengers including children must be restrained at all times by a suitable restraint.
  • A passenger can not sit in a position which is occupied by another passenger, regardless of age.
  • Sharing seating with one seat belt is illegal and extremely dangerous due to crash forces.
  • Having your child without a suitable restraint is illegal and extremely dangerous due to crash forces.
  • Australian road rules (Rule 266) were revised in 2010 and adopted nationally.
  • current rules are based primarily on age and size of child is also considered;
  • If the child is too tall or too large it is ok to move to the next category of child seat.
  • Driver is always responsible to ensure passengers are complying with road rules.
  • Minimum height markers are now located on the child seat, the markers are used as a visual guide for correct and safe fitting.
  • If height markers are not present then refer to weight rating for seat.
  • All restraints/boosters must be Australian “Approved” and have a label showing AS/NZS 1784 sticker.
  • Child restraints/child seats missing or have a damaged AS/NZS 1784 label is illegal to use.
    • Overseas seats are usually illegal to use as they do not have the approval sticker.

Children 0 – 6 months

  • Must be in rearward facing child restraint.

Why Rearward Facing ???

  • Supports the infants head when seat is reclined.
  • Crash forces are more evenly distributed across the child body.
  • Child is shielded from debris and moving objects.
  • Recommended to keep child rearward facing unto 12 months if possible.
  • “DO NOT” turn child forward facing if they can NOT sit up unassisted.

Child Restraints rearward facing types:

  • Capsule/carrier or Convertible
    • Type A1: Rearward facing (0 – 6 months approx)
    • Type A2: Rearward facing (0 – 12 months approx)
    • Type A4: Rearward facing (0 – 30 months)

Stabilizer Bars are located at the front of the capsule/carrier or convertible seat

  • Must always be raised for rearward facing if present.
  • Not a legal requirement of child restraints, always check the instructions to see if present
  • Dont place anything behind the bar (we have seen people  or other installers put towels in front of the bar, which you shouldn’t)
  • Don’t Forget it !!!!

Children 6 months – 4 years 

  • May continue to use a rearward facing child restraint.
  • Must use a forward facing child restraint.

Child restraint types

  • Convertible or capsule with Harness
    • Type A2: Rearward facing (0 – 12 months approx)
    • Type A4: Rearward facing (0 – 12 months approx)
  • Convertible or forward only seat chair with harness
    • Type B: Forward facing (6 months – 4 years)
    • Type G: Forward facing (6 months – 8 years)

Children 4 years – 7 years

  • May continue to use a forward facing child restraint;
  • Must use a booster seat.

*This category has increased Confusion and Misuse. Many different designs of booster seats available on the market and Children at this age are stronger, more independent and able to undo themselves.

Child Restraint Types 4 years – 7 years

  • Convertible or forward facing chair with harness
    • Type B: Forward facing (6 months – 4 years approx)
    • Type G: Forward facing (6 months – 8 years approx)

Booster seat Types

  • Type E: Forward Facing ( 4 – 7 years approx or 140cm)
  • Type F: Forward Facing ( 4 to 10 years approx)
  • Booster seats should be used with standard lap – sash (over the shoulder belt if available)
  • The Child safety “H” Harness can only be used with lap belt.
  • Childs eye level is not to go above the top of the booster.
  • Booster seat is not considered as a head restraint and must be supported by the cars seat back or head rest, always adjust the head rest so it is inline with the Top of the booster seat.

Cushion Booster 4 – 7 years

  • Must have AS 1754  Approved Label
  • Not Recommended as it is difficult to position sash seat belt on shoulder
  • Does not offer as much protection as full back booster
  • Will be phased out as it is no longer accepted in the AS1754
  • Still legal if label is present and within 10 years

Full Back Booster – Polystyrene/Hard Foam

  • Must have the AS1754 APPROVED label
  • Gives the Passenger (child) increased side impact Protection
  • All have a Sash Seat Belt Guide which must be used to guide the seat belt onto the shoulder
  • DO NOT use if the seat belt guide are missing

 

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