x Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 27 July 2017

The new child seat requirements

Recommendations made by the Higher Commission for Child Protection

New Recommendations

Age Weight Type of child restraint

6 months - 9 months less than 10kg Rear-facing car seat

9 months - 4 years 9kg-18kg Forward-facing car seat

4 years - 6 years 15kg-25kg Booster seat

6 years - 11 years 22kg-36kg Support cushions

Child restraints must always be placed on the back seats of the vehicle. Before buying a car seat, read the specifications on the box to ensure it is right for your child.