A device used to control and protect a child in a motor vehicle.
- Seatbelts must be worn at all times and children under 12 years old are forbidden to travel in the front of the car without a suitable child restraint.
- However, selection bias tends to reduce the estimated benefit of interventions, such as child restraint, because those who are protected are less likely to be identified.
- ‘Parents and guardians should ensure that children sit in the rear of the car and use an appropriate child restraint for every journey, no matter how short,’ he said.
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Syllabification: child re·straint
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