Car seat safety
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.