How to use a baby seat in the car, what is isofix? So how is isofix attached or how should newborn babies travel in the car?
• How to Use the Baby Seat?
Safety inside and outside the vehicle is very important for families with children. Children's safety above all else. For this reason, we have examined the subject of infant seat and ISOFIX, which allows babies and children to travel safely in the vehicle.
• What Does Isofix Mean?
Isofix, an international car seat mounting system created for the safety of children during travel, is the safe, easy and fast way to install a car seat without a seat belt. The reason why Isofix is the most preferred system is due to the low risk of incorrect installation. Studies have shown that 52 of car seats fixed using seat belts are incorrectly fitted. That's not a small percentage, that means one out of every two children is potentially endangered!
• How to Install the Isofix Baby Seat?
Isofix, which has become standard on most new cars since 2006, consists of 2 lower fastening devices and a top fastening belt. The metal rods with the Isofix attachment are attached to the fixing points / clips on the base of the vehicle seat. The top tie belt is also located on the floor of the trunk or on the back of the seat. It is also essential that the top tie belt in the vehicle is securely attached to the anchor point.
It is also very important that the car seat is correctly fitted to the Isofix attachment points. To do this, the Isofix fasteners, usually yellow, on the base of the car seat must first be pulled out. Then, by placing the car seat on the back seat of the vehicle, pressing the car seat firmly and pushing it towards the back of the vehicle, it is attached to the Isofix fixing points. If the car seat is correctly positioned, a click will be heard.
• How should the baby seat be used?
Baby seats, which are a practical and safer choice for families with children, should be used even if the distance to be covered is short. Because the sole purpose of existence of the Isofix system is safety. Your child is much safer in a car seat with Isofix anchors than on your lap or in a car seat with a seat belt. In addition, it should be used on every long or short trip with children, as it is easy to use as well as easy to put on and take off.
• Why Is Baby Seat So Important?
The baby seat aims for the baby to travel in the vehicle in a safe and comfortable way. It is very important for the baby to sit in a seat in accordance with his size and to be fixed to the seat with a seat belt in accordance with his size. Traveling by infants and children, even in the back seat, without using an infant seat, can cause serious injuries in a minor sudden braking or rear-end collision.
• Is there a baby seat in the rental car?
When renting a car, you can request a baby seat from the rent a car office. The baby seat is usually covered by the additional service.