Kids’ lives at risk when car seats are misused

Car seats, or child restraint systems, are meant to keep children safe in a crash - but their effectiveness relies on whether they are used correctly or not.

Correct usage means that the car seat must be strapped into the car properly, the child is belted in correctly and the car seat must fit the child’s size.

Unfortunately, studies have found that children are out-of-position in the car seat more than 70% of the journey time.

Read more at Monash University