One in five second-hand child restraints was found to be unsuitable for sale in a recent RACV survey on the child restraint second-hand market online and in stores.
Any new parent would know that the costs that come with welcoming a new baby can be significant, so it’s no wonder many turn to the internet and stores for a second-hand bargain.
To help parents make wise decisions when considering buying a second-hand child restraint, RACV recently investigated the second-hand child restraint market to see what the quality and safety was of child restraints available to parents in stores and online.
For videos and more tips on choosing and using child restraints, go to racv.com.au/childrestraints
See childcarseats.com.au to compare the safety and ease of use of child restraints and booster seats