Child Restraints Advice for Victorians

It's safest to keep using a car seat until your child outgrows it, regardless of their age.

Booster seat height chart

Choosing the safest child restraint or car seat for your child can be daunting - especially when there is the law, best practice and your family needs to consider.

At RACV, we want to give you peace of mind when it comes to protecting your family, so we’ve put together some clear advice and information to help you when choosing your child restraint.

Use the options below to find out more about how the age and size of your child should affect your decision, the safest position for them in your vehicle, how to fit your child restraint, and additional information to keep in mind. 

We've also outlined the legal requirements, so you can ensure that you're following the law when you make your choice.