Know the essential items for the safe transport of children in the car – Ceará

When transporting children in a car, it’s essential to make use of age-acceptable gear to make sure everybody’s security. According to Resolution No. 819 established by the National Traffic Council (CONTRAN) in 2021, the transport of children as much as 10 years of age or lower than 1.45 meters in top have to be in the rear seat with an acceptable restraint system.

There are three units authorized for use: child consolation or reverse, aimed toward children as much as 1 yr or 13 kg; Car seats, meant for children aged 1 to 4 years, weighing as much as 18 kg; Booster seats, devoted to children aged 4 to 7 and a half years or with a top of as much as 1.45 meters and 36 kg.

“We have a historical past of children who’ve been injured in visitors accidents, inside automobiles, and infrequently even misplaced. There is an epidemic of this phenomenon throughout the world, in Brazil it’s no totally different”, defined Andre Luis Barcelos, supervisor of visitors training at the Municipal Traffic and Citizenship Authority (AMC).

Andre additionally emphasizes that he has already attended circumstances the place, amongst these injured in a automobile, solely the little one was unhurt as a result of the correct use of security units.

Check out every of the three units

Baby consolation

Subtitle: In gear, the little one at all times turns his again to the motion of the automobile

Photograph: Resolution No. 819 – Contra

Aimed at children aged 1 yr and weighing as much as 13 kg, the gear have to be put in in the area between the rear seat and the driver’s or passenger’s seat, at all times dealing with the rearward path of the automobile. In this manner, there’s a reinforcement for the child’s backbone and the “whiplash impact”, when the neck out of the blue strikes ahead or backward, is averted.

It is essential that the accountable individual performs the set up following the directions in the manuals for every mannequin, to keep away from issues and to make sure that the use complies with the established pointers. Periodic checks of the little one to see if the transport is being carried out correctly are additionally advisable.

car seat

Subtitle: From 2018, passenger automobiles bought in Brazil will need to have the Isofix system

Photograph: Resolution No. 819 – Contra

Aimed at children aged 1 to 4 ½ years and weighing as much as 18 kg, this merchandise is meant for use in a traditional car seat place. Currently, all passenger automobiles bought in Brazil have isofix as a compulsory merchandise. With this, the car seat is put in immediately into the automobile construction with out the want for a seat belt. Thus, the danger of it shifting whereas the automobile is in movement and in the end set up errors are lowered.

Booster seats

Subtitle: The gear is appropriate for children aged 7 and a half years.

Photograph: Resolution No. 819 – Contra

From 4 years to 7 and a half years, transport must be carried out utilizing a booster seat subsequent to the car seat belt. These are obligatory as a result of the belts are specified for individuals with a minimal top of 1.45 meters.

Various fashions can be found in the market, from easy ones to choices with extra help items for children. Some fashions have totally different supported weight limits, that’s, it is very important decide the wants of every particular person when selecting.

Excessive safety info

As per present CTB guidelines, children above 10 years of age have to be carried in the rear seat, even after passing the age restrict for use of sure gear. Only the entrance seat is allowed for use from that age. In the case of bikes, the transportation of children beneath 10 years of age is prohibited.


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