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    Default Booster seat for sale with a caption "4 to 8 year, but my 2yo sits comfortably in it"

    Would you say anything? What would you say? Would it change matters if the person asking is the mother of a small 2yo you have looked after?

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    Are you suggesting she puts her 2 year old in a booster without a 5 point harness built in? As per regulations?

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    Is it a convertible booster seat? One that has a 5 point harness which then tucks away when the child is old enough to use a proper seatbelt?

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    Yeah I would say something..
    My main concern is that by advertising it, they could lead a person to think it is ok.

    Like someone from another country.

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    No, I would never suggest that! There is one for sale on fb, dedicated booster, not convertible booster. The caption says "4 to 8 year, but my 2yo sits comfortably in it" and the person enquiring has a 2 year old who you know is a small 2yo.

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    I would comment with a link to the laws, explaining that type of car restraint can only be used by a child over 4 years as it doesn't have a 5 point harness

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    Quote Originally Posted by just her chameleon View Post
    I would comment with a link to the laws, explaining that type of car restraint can only be used by a child over 4 years as it doesn't have a 5 point harness
    I can't link, but explained the laws, told them this is not my personal opinion but the current law and was accused of trouble making.

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    Quote Originally Posted by share a book View Post
    I can't link, but explained the laws, told them this is not my personal opinion but the current law and was accused of trouble making.
    Oh well.. You've done what you can. It's up to the parent of the 2 year old to understand the laws unfortunately

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    Quote Originally Posted by share a book View Post
    I can't link, but explained the laws, told them this is not my personal opinion but the current law and was accused of trouble making.
    That's terrible! I guess you've done all you can, hopefully whoever buys it uses it correctly. It's scary how many kids are in incorrectly fitted or the wrong type of restraint

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    My concern is that I know the child. If he was physically too big for a 5pt harness it would be less of a concern but he would be flat out meeting the minimum 14kg much less outgrown a baby seat. The trouble is, the seat she bought was a short seat, only rearfaced to 9kg but she is poor so nothing could be done. But there are inexpensive 8 to 18kg seats on the market.


 

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