How to transport the child in the car

How to transport the child in the car

Many modern parents often carry the children in the car. The majority is known at the same time that it is necessary to ensure their safety in case of sharp braking or accident. But there are subtleties about which parents should know before putting the child into the car. Accurate instructions as it is necessary to transport children of different age in a car are also stated in rules.


1. All people in the car have to be fastened, children too. So registered according to traffic regulations. Whether there will be it belts of the car or internal in a car seat – depends on weight and growth of the child.

2. Contrary to common opinion, according to modern edition of Traffic regulations (2014), it is possible to transport children on any place in a car. But it is always worth remembering that it is the safest to sit at the driver. Instinctively in case of any accident the driver always unscrews a wheel so that to turn away blow from itself. The person on a front seat near the driver in at the same time can suffer most strongly than the others in the car.

3. If the child reached 12 years or grew up higher than 150 cm, it is possible to put him in front, having fastened a regular belt. With such growth the belt passes exactly it can do the child and in case of need will work as it is conceived by creators of the car.

4. With a height less than 150 cm and/or age 12 years are younger you can put the child near the driver. But it is extremely important to fasten him in the car seat suitable on weight. In rules it is stated that on a front seat only means of fixing of the child surely has to be used. The booster or a pillow cannot be used on a front seat.

5. On a back seat it is simpler to transport the child, it is much less restrictions on traffic regulations. You can put him both in a car seat, and on the booster. Usually the last can begin to be used weighing child of 18-20 kg, usually it corresponds to age of 5-6 years. It is necessary to remember that any booster does not protect in case of side-winder at all. Therefore for bigger safety of the child use a car seat as long as possible.

6. The model of a car seat has to suit the child on growth. To define whether he grew up from the, it is enough to look that the head of the child was not above a car seat back more, than on one third. When internal belts are provided in a chair, they have to begin above the child's shoulders.

7. It is impossible to transport the child in a car seat at all, without having buttoned internal belts. The car seat has to be strong recorded at the same time by car belts according to the instruction.

8. If there are no internal belts (in models of car seats for already grown up children), then it is necessary to record the child a regular belt, having carried out it through guides in a car seat. Most often such guides are highlighted with bright contrast color.

9. The greatest precautions it is necessary to observe in transit babies. Often young parents prefer to transport the baby on hands. It cannot be done categorically. The kid in the car has to be obligatory in a car seat.

10. For absolutely small child the safest situation when driving in the car – a back forward. However for the kid front safety cushions constitute danger. Therefore if you put a car seat against the course of the movement near the driver, surely disconnect them.

Author: «MirrorInfo» Dream Team