Using your car seat

What is a tether and what does it do?

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What is a tether and what does it do?

What is a tether? The top tether is the adjustable strap that is attached to a car seat typically at the top or top back of a car seat. Connected to this strap is a hook that attaches to the anchor embedded in the vehicle seat. It is a mandatory feature for car restraints in Australia. What does a tether do? The top tether plays a crucial role in enhancing the safety of forward-facing car seats. By preventing excessive forward movement during a collision, it reduces the risk of head and neck injuries to your child. This attachment secures the car seat...

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3 Most Common Harness Mistakes

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3 Most Common Harness Mistakes

We are regularly reminding parents, how the harnesses on a car seat are used play a critical role in the safety of the seat. It is crucial to ensure that the shoulder straps are being used correctly to provide optimal protection in the event of a car accident. Here are the top 3 mistakes we see parents and carers make: 1. Shoulder straps are at the wrong height When your child is in a rear-facing car seat, the shoulder straps should be at or just below their shoulders. On the other hand, when your child is in a forward-facing car seat, just above...

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