The right place for children in the car
Thus, children in the car can be transported safely, you should consider a few important rules.
By 2000 the numbers of killed in a car accident as a passenger were children aged up to 15 Age in the triple digits. Since then they move down. According to the Federal Statistical Office, died in 2010, but again 49 ride-children. In 2009, there were only 37th The main reason is that many parents on the way to school or kindergarten neglect the proper securing of the little ones.
This emerged from a study by the Federal Highway Research Institute (BAST) from the year 2008. Thereafter, every fourth child is older than six years, with an adult seat belt buckled only. As a result, more than half of the 2008 accident was not properly secured in child car. There is no age restriction for a front seat in the car is not, however, significantly, a suitable fit is true both for baby seats, child seats and seat cushions.
Children should leave the car to walk toward
For the little ones need, if any, the passenger airbag will be disabled when the baby seat is mounted opposite to the direction of travel. It was not until twelve years or a size of at least 1.50 meters in the junior allowed without special front seats sit. Police nevertheless recommends the use of a child seat in order to ensure the appropriate management of the safety-oriented.
The safest place is still behind. Best on the right side, so the children can easily leave the car to walk back and not run into the street. Since April 2008, child seats must the ECE 44/01 and 44/0 in Europe are no longer used. Non-compliance threatens a fine. Therefore, it is important to check your own seat to protect children.
The first car seat was established in 1963
Only child seats that have an official seal of approval with the applicable standard ECE 44/03 or 44/04 may be used in the vehicle. The validity can be identified by the multi-digit control number, which is below the letter “E”. This is housed in a black circle. Begins with the number 03 or 04, the child seat meets the current standards and may not be used. Depending on the model, the seal is a sticker on the seat body or sewn on the seat cover.