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Make the safest choice child restraint

2 in 3 car seats are not being used properly.


Don't take any chances with your child restraint. Choose the right restraint to suit your child's height, weight and age.


It could save your child's life.

They are counting on you to keep them safe.

  • Choose correctly
  • Fit correctly
  • Use correctly
  • Check correctly

That sounds simple but it isn't always. You might have a small car and need to fit three restraints in the back seat or a ute requiring a child to be placed in the front seat. 

For peace of mind ensure your child restraints are fitted correctly, get them professionally checked by an RMS authorised fitter.

Your child is worth the time it takes to get their restraint checked or fitted.

FREE Child Restraint Checking Day

Make sure your child is safe with a free inspection by authorised restraint fitters. You can have your child car seats, harnesses and booster seats checked for safety and fit.

Date: To be advised



Bookings are Essential: For more information contact Council's Road Safety Officer  48 680809

Local RMS Authorised Restraint Fitting Stations  

Existing and new child restraints can be checked and or fitted for safety and correct installation by an RMS authorised restraint fitting station:

Automotive Restraint Fitters Australia

Location: 2/3 Gantry Place, Braemar

Telephone: 48723903

Highlands Pit Lane

Location: 8a Cavendish Street, Mittagong 2575

Telephone: (02) 4871-3030

Laurie Stewart Automotive 

Location: 21 Lyell Street, Mittagong 2575

Telephone: (02) 4872-4999

Further Information

Child Car Seats
linkChild Restraint Evaluation Program test results (external link) 

Kidsafe NSW

Telephone: (02) 9845-0890

linkSeat Me Safely (external link)


Roads and Maritime Services (RMS)

Telephone: 132-213

Transport for NSW Centre for Road Safety
linkChild car seats (external link)

Wingecarribee Road Safety Officer
Telephone: (02) 4868-0809


Child Restraint Laws


In summary the current laws regarding the use of child restraints are:

  • Babies must remain in a rearward facing restraint until 6 months of age
  • Children between 6 months and 4 years must remain in a baby seat
  • 4 to 7 year olds must remain in a baby seat or booster

For further information about the relevant laws visit:


linkTransport for NSW Centre for Road Safety (external link)

Last Updated: October 13th, 2017
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