What are the legal requirements for child car seats in Perth?

What are the legal requirements for child car seats in Perth?
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All children must be safely fastened in the correct child car seat for their corresponding age and size.

car seat rules perth australia

Correct child car seats for children’s age and size (source)

National child restraint laws

  • Up to 6 months
    A baby less than 6 months old must be put in an approved rearward-facing child car seat. This can be a baby capsule or a convertible child car seat.
  • 6 months to 4 years
    The minimum legal requirement for your child is an approved forward facing child seat with an inbuilt harness. However, rearward child car seats give your child the best protection
  • 4+ years
    Your child can now use a booster seat with a properly fastened and adjusted seatbelt or child harness.
  • 145cm or taller
    Your child should atleast be 145cm (or 4 feet 9 inches) to use the adult lap-sash seatbelt.
What if I damage other property?
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Any property damage is covered under our agreements.

What happens if the rental car is stolen?
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If this happens, we ask that you call the police and report it to our office immediately.

What happens if I’m in an accident or collision?
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If you find yourself in a difficult situation, give us a call on (08) 9362 4777 and we’ll advise you on what to do next.

Are your rental cars new?
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Do you provide manual cars for hire?
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Yes we do, but only for Economy class vehicles and Utes.

Do you have automatic cars for hire?
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Yes, we provide automatic cars for hire in all classes of vehicles.

Can I take my vehicle off-road?
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No, we don’t allow any of our vehicles to be used off-road and penalties apply.

Do I have to pay for fuel?
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You need to pay for any fuel that you use. We supply a full tank and expect that you’ll return with a full tank. If you don’t, we charge $2.50 a litre for fuel.

Do you offer long term car rentals?
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Yes we do, speak to one of our friendly staff for more information.