Is Child Booster Seat Important ?

The nation received news that child seats are being made compulsory by the government last January 2020. This is according to the Road Transport Department (JPJ) under the Road Transport Act 1978 - Motor Vehicles (Safety Seat-belts) (Amendment) Rules 2019. The government has made it compulsory to private vehicles due to the increasing number of cars on the road which may linearly affect the number of accident cases. But the public has one question in mind, how extra safe is a child seat and is it worth the few hundred ringgit extra?

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According to studies being done in the US, a significant increase of usage of child booster seats can be seen as much as 91% in 2019 compared to 1999 where it was only a mere 15%. In the year 2018, children booster seats has reduced fatal injury rates by 71% for infants.

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The Numbers Since Then Has Increased Linearly With The Advancement Of Technology And Safety Regulations.