To the Editor: On 25 January 2008, the Australian Transport Council approved the National Transport Commission’s seventh amendment to the Australian Road Rules. This amendment provides for the mandatory use of forward-facing child restraints for children aged 6 months to 4 years, and the use of Australian Standards-approved booster seats for children aged 4–7 years and weighing up to 26 kg. It also recommends that children aged less than 7 years should not travel in the front passenger seat.
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