CRS Maintenance: Washing CRS Covers

The fabric used to make the child restraint system (CRS) cover is different than the usual fabric. The CRS fabric is special in that it has a fire retardant feature. Yes, apart from making sure your child is anatomically safe in a crash, a CRS also has this safety feature to prevent rapid spread of … Continue reading CRS Maintenance: Washing CRS Covers

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CRS Parts 101: Harness Pads

This is the most commonly known part of a child restraint. Most parents will know about it as it is quite straightforward. Harness pads are pads that cover the harness straps. It protects the child especially infant from the rough edges of the harness. Some shoulder pads come with anti-skid surface underneath it giving a … Continue reading CRS Parts 101: Harness Pads

CRS Instruction Manual

A child restraint system (CRS) will always come with an instruction manual. It is required under any standards used to build the CRS, be it UNECE, FMVSS and others, to have an instruction manual at least in English, sometimes in the language of the country where it is sold. Reading your CRS instruction manual is … Continue reading CRS Instruction Manual

CARSEAT PARTS 101: BELT PATH

A belt path refers to the track on the child restraint system (CRS) where the vehicle seat belt or the LATCH connector strap go through to ensure the CRS is installed safely in the vehicle. A belt path can be divided into two which is the lap portion and the shoulder portion. Generally, the belt … Continue reading CARSEAT PARTS 101: BELT PATH

CARSEAT PARTS 101: LALUAN TALI KELEDAR

Laluan tali keledar merujuk kepada trek pada kerusi keselamatan kanak-kanak (child restraint system, CRS) di mana tali keledar kenderaan atau tali penyambung tambatan bawah LATCH dilalukan untuk memastikan CRS dipasang dengan selamat di dalam kenderaan. Laluan tali keledar boleh dibahagikan kepada dua iaitu bahagian riba dan bahagian bahu. Secara amnya laluan tali keledar adalah berbeza … Continue reading CARSEAT PARTS 101: LALUAN TALI KELEDAR

CAR SEAT PARTS 101: INSTALLATION LABEL ON ECE-COMPLIANT CRS

Each child restraint system (CRS) should have a clear label on the CRS itself. It is to facilitate quick reference to parents apart from using its manual that comes with the CRS. Installation warning label is required to be fixed on each rear-facing CRS (shown at the top circle in the picture). Refer here for … Continue reading CAR SEAT PARTS 101: INSTALLATION LABEL ON ECE-COMPLIANT CRS

CAR SEAT PARTS 101: LOCKING CLIP

Locking clip is needed when your vehicle retractor is of Emergency Locking Retractor type (ELR, read more: http://bit.ly/2RuF57A). There are two situations when a locking clip is not needed: 1. CRS has a built-in locking mechanism, OR 2. Seat belt can be locked (using Automatic Locking Retractor (ALR) or Switchable Locking Retractor (SLR)). There are … Continue reading CAR SEAT PARTS 101: LOCKING CLIP

CAR SEAT PARTS 101: BELT GUIDE

One of the error that is frequently made among parents using a highback booster as their child restraint system (CRS) is not fitting the seat belt to the child to get the correct belt positioning. Belt guide is part of CRS which helps to position the seat belt properly on the child's body. There are … Continue reading CAR SEAT PARTS 101: BELT GUIDE

CAR SEAT PARTS 101: PEMANDU LALUAN TALI KELEDAR

Salah satu kesilapan yang seringkali dilakukan oleh ibu bapa yang menggunakan kerusi keselamatan kanak-kanak (child restraint system, CRS) jenis booster berpenyandar adalah tidak menyedang tali pinggang keledar pada anak untuk mendapatkan posisi kedudukan tali pinggang keledar yang betul. Pemandu laluan tali keledar adalah sebahagian daripada CRS yang membantu meletakkan tali keledar ke kedudukan betul ketika … Continue reading CAR SEAT PARTS 101: PEMANDU LALUAN TALI KELEDAR

CRS Usage Tips: Chest Clip

Jika anda ingin membaca artikel ini di dalam Bahasa Melayu sila tekan di sini. You've read about chest clip before. If you're using an FMVSS 213 approved CRS from USA, you'll bound to find a chest clip in your child restraint. It's now the time to learn HOW to use it correctly. Chest clip or … Continue reading CRS Usage Tips: Chest Clip