What is the current law?
ALL CHILDREN, when travelling in a car up to the age of 12 years old or up to 135cm tall MUST use a car seat. Current rules state that children as young as 3 or 15kg may use a backless booster seat.
What is the new law?
- You CANNOT use backless booster seats for children aged 12 years old and under or if they are under 135cm tall.
- You ARE allowed to use backless booster seats for children aged 12 years old and over or if they are over 135cm tall) from 1st March 2017.
Do I need a buy a new high backed booster car seat?
Yes, if your child is under 12 years old and/or under 135cm tall. If you already own one, then you do not need to purchase a brand new one. It is the law that has changed, not the actual product(s).
What do I need?
|Maxi-Cosi RodiFix Air Protect||Maxi-Cosi Rodi AirProtect||Maxi-Cosi Rodi XP 2||Maxi-Cosi Rodi SPS|
|Suitability||15 to 36 kg (approx. 3.5 to 12 years)||15 to 36 kg (approx. 3.5 to 12 years)||15 to 36 kg (approximately 3.5 to 12 years)||15 to 36 kg (approximately 3.5 to 12 years)|
|Installation||IsoFix and 3-point seat belt||3-point seat belt and anchorage point||3-point seat belt||3-point seat belt|
|AirProtect side impact protection in headrest||Yes||Yes|
|Easy glide belt guides or belt hooks in headrest||Easy glide belt guides||Belt hooks||Belt hooks||Belt hooks|
|Adjustable backrest for easy installation||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Side Impact Protection||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Weight of car seat (kg)||6.2||4.9||4.2||3.4|
|Additional accessories (sold separately)||Summer cover, Replacement cover, Pocket||Summer cover, Replacement cover, Pocket||Summer cover, Replacement cover, Pocket||Summer cover, Replacement cover, Pocket|
How do I fit one?