Child restraints and child restraint checks

Not on do child restraints save lives and prevent injury, they are a legal requirement for children travelling in vehicles.

Child restraints

Important information covering the legal requirements for using child restraints and booster seats.

It also gives advice on what child restraints and booster seats are appropriate for children from birth up until 7 years of age.

Child restraint fitting

Find your nearest RACV Accredited Child Restraint Fitter.

Child restraint fitting guide

For more information about keeping your child safe during each and every car journey, you can download RACV's Using restraints: getting it right every trip fact sheet.

TOCAN (Transportation Of Children with Additional Needs)

Information on child restraints for parents and carers of children with special needs.

Page last updated: Friday, 29 November 2019