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#1 Cherish

Posted 23 December 2012 - 07:58 AM

I just read the harness thread. Now I'm confused.
I have a 2007 KIA grand carnival. Both kids have access(where they sit) to a lap sash belt and an anchor point.
What is safest for them?

#2 liveworkplay

Posted 23 December 2012 - 08:12 AM

I have a 8 and 6 year old. They are very tall (140cm and 137) The 8 year old is just with the lap sash belt. She passes all the conditions of sitting without a booster (knees bent at edge of seat, feet touching floor etc) The 6 year old is in a Infa Vario with lap- sash. I have used a harness before but that was because DD2 was too big for any 5 point harness seat on the market at the time just after she turned 3. So She was put into a bootser at that time and until I knew she could sit correctly in a lapsash belt, we used a harness. They fit quite well with the infa varios as, due to the anti sub design, there is no way the "lap" part can ride up (which is one of the problems with causing internal injuries in a crash)

#3 Cherish

Posted 23 December 2012 - 08:22 AM

Thanks. My 8 year old meets the normal seatbelt requirements based on what you said.

#4 lucky 2

Posted 23 December 2012 - 08:52 AM

My 8 yo dd is quite tall (I haven't checked lately but I reckon about 135 cm) and she is in a SNS Hi-liner and she has plenty of room to grow in it.
That's what I'd be using in your situation.

#5 Veritas Vinum Arte

Posted 23 December 2012 - 08:56 AM

Hi liner or infa vario with just the lap sash seatbelt unless my child passed the 5step test for sitting without booster.

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