Most parents are coming around to the fact that car seats are important in South Africa when it comes to protecting your child on the road. I, however, was not one of these parents. This blog post contains the stats and facts that made me realise that car seats are important. I hope it will change your mind too.
We now have nearly 11 Million vehicles on our roads in South Africa. This has contributed to a huge escalation in fatalities on our roads
The actual numbers are astounding! 14 050 people were killed in road crashes in 2017. That’s one person every 38 minutes. And that’s just deaths.
Car seats are lifesaving devices designed to handle one major accident. It may not be able to perform optimally if it were to be involved in a second crash. A car seat that has been involved in a moderate or severe car crash, whether occupied or not, should be replaced and not used again.
RENTING A CAR SEAT ANYWHERE IN SOUTH AFRICA As a result of the mostly poor practices when it comes to car seat hire in South Africa, we at Precious Cargo have decided to offer car seat rentals as a service to safety conscious parents traveling within South Africa. Our priority is your child’s safety. Let us take the stress out of traveling with your car seats and rest at ease that your child is safe in a well maintained, high scoring, independently crash tested car seat. We rent out new, high scoring car seats. They are cleaned and inspected after...
Its important that your baby’s sleeping area is safe. After all, your newborn will be spending 16 to 18 hours a day sleeping there in the first most fragile months of their life . In this article, we discuss the safety standards for cots, mattresses and bedding, and how to ensure your baby's safety in the cot.