There are no figures on children fatality on Singapore’s roads. However, the following videos speak for themselves about the importance of car seats especially in the event of a car accident or car crash.
There are no figures on children fatality or injury on Singapore’s roads. However, 63% of all car seats are fitted incorrectly.
The following videos speak for themselves about the importance of children rear-facing car seats especially in the event of a car accident or car crash.
PLEASE DO NOT DO THE FOLLOWING!
Crash test:Child in mothers hands
NHTSA Crash Test of Unrestrained Infant
Maxi-cosi crash-test: carseat vs. no carseat
Forward facing crash test
Notice how the child’s head is whipped forward towards his knees in the next few videos.
Maxi-Cosi crash-test: adult belt is not enough
5 point harness vs. booster seat crash test
NHTSA Crash Test of Graco Safety Seat Child Seat
This is what happens during a side impact.
Crash Test - Forward vs. Rear Facing
Now, notice the difference between a forward-facing and a rear-facing child seat.
Rear facing car seat crash test
So for the sake of your children, please put them rear-facing so that injuries will be minimised as in the following videos.
So a plea to all parents, please apply this knowledge to protect our children.