jjlp Car Seats September 14th, 2018 - 15:49:01
Group 1 & 2 Child Car Seats: Suitable for children weighing 9-36kgs (20-80lbs) from 9 months to 12 years approximately or up to 135cms. There is now a greater choice of car seats in this range than ever before. The car seat will include a child harness to be used up to 15-18kgs then the harness can be removed and the child seat can then use the adult car seat belt with most of these seats having an adjuster or seat belt guide so that the belt does not rub on the childs neck. The back rest of these seats will be height adjustable with some even having width adjustment as well.
Combination Car Seats. This is a type of seat suitable for toddlers and young children in the weight range of 30lbs to around 85lbs. The applicable weight range varies by manufacturer so always check the manufacturer`s recommendations before purchasing. These seats are designed to be used forward-facing and the better one`s are supplied with a 5-point harness. Once your child has outgrown the harness it can be removed and the seat can be converted into a belt-positioning booster seat that in some cases can accommodate a child up to the age of 12 years.
All child restraints sold in the UK must conform to the United Nations ECE Regulation R44.03 or later version of the standard and must be clearly marked. Choosing a car seat that is suitable for your childs weight and height. Group 0+ Infant Carriers. Group 0: for babies upto 10 kgs (22 lbs) approximately from birth to 6-9 months. Group 0+: for babies upto 13 kg (29lbs) approximately from birth to 12-15 months.
Group 0+ Infant Carriers. This group of car seat can be used in the front or rear of the car but CANNOT be used in the front passenger seat if there is a passenger airbag. It is safer to put them in the rear. Rearward-facing seats provide greater protection for the baby`s head. neck and spine than forward-facing seats.