The Ultimate Guide To Taxi Safety Solutions For Kids In Singapore

07 June 2017

Crash tests have shown that little ones who are unrestrained or worn in a carrier in a car have “exceptionally high” risk of fatal injuries.

The good news: Child safety seats can reduce fatal injury by 71 percent for infants and 54 percent for toddlers aged 1 to 4, according to the US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

What’s more? “Singaporean law says that all kids under 1.35 metres tall have to use an approved restraint when traveling in vehicles,” explains Elise Mawson, Taxi Baby Founder and Principal Child Passenger Safety Technician. While taxis are exempted from the rule, private-hire cars are not.

So, here’s the next logical question: What exactly should you be looking for when purchasing a car seat for children of different ages?

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