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A buckle guard that prevents the seat belt buckle from being accidentally undone. Once the buckle guard is applied, the user will not be able to undo the seat belt buckle until a key-size object is fitted into one of the slots. Available in one size and is suitable for most cars. Suitable for children and adults. This product does not meet Australian Standards and may require assessment and documentation for Dept of Transport

General Details

Licensing and Insurance Requirements

You are legally required to advise your State licensing authority of any medical condition or disability that may impact on your driving. If not, you risk fines or legal action and your car insurance can be affected. You may need to provide medical reports or undergo driving tests. Modifications to your vehicle must be in line with the Australian safety and design rules. Fitting of wheelchair occupant restraints, child restraints and vehicle hoist ramps must meet relevant Australian Standards. Modifications should be done by suitably qualified vehicle modifiers. You will also need to inform your car insurer of any vehicle modifications. Your policy may become void if you do not do so. Contact the vehicle licensing / registration authority in your State for more information.

Caution

A buckle guard or cover can only be used if there is no other option available, as it makes a seat belt assembly potentially difficult to remove in an emergency situation. Since the buckle has effectively been "modified", it is required by law that a medical certificate from a medical practitioner, and a letter of exemption from the Department of Transport, Vehicle Safety and Standards, be obtained before the guard can be used. The supplier may request supporting documents before supplying the buckle guard.

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A buckle guard or cover can only be used if there is no other option available, as it makes a seat belt assembly potentially difficult to remove in an emergency situation. Since the buckle has effectively been "modified", it is required by law that a medical certificate from a medical practitioner, and a letter of exemption from the Department of Transport, Vehicle Safety and Standards, be obtained before the guard can be used. The supplier may request supporting documents before supplying the buckle guard.

Extra product information

Material
The buckle guard is made of clear ABS plastic and therefore is difficult to break.

Method of use
The Seat Belt Buckle Guard is released by holding the seat belt strap as you push a key through the slot in the buckle guard to press the release button. A seat belt cutter is also provided with the buckle guard for use to cut the seat belt in an emergency if a key is not available. A caution sticker with this information is supplied with the buckle guard.

Standards
The see-through design complies with the Australian and New Zealand Standard AS/NZ 4370:1996 - Restraint of Children with Disabilities in Motor Vehicles.

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Material
The buckle guard is made of clear ABS plastic and therefore is difficult to break.

Method of use
The Seat Belt Buckle Guard is released by holding the seat belt strap as you push a key through the slot in the buckle guard to press the release button. A seat belt cutter is also provided with the buckle guard for use to cut the seat belt in an emergency if a key is not available. A caution sticker with this information is supplied with the buckle guard.

Standards
The see-through design complies with the Australian and New Zealand Standard AS/NZ 4370:1996 - Restraint of Children with Disabilities in Motor Vehicles.

Manufacturer/Country

Australia

Warranty

Contact supplier for details

Maintenance

Refer to the supplier and manufacturer manual for maintenance instructions and safety warnings.

Models / Specifications

Model Seat Belt Buckle Guard: One model only

  • Height Overall 360 mm
  • Length Overall 600 mm
  • Width Overall 580 mm

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FAS Therapeutic Equipment (Wonderland Rehab & Childcare Products) (Braeside, Lidcombe)

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Kidsafe QLD (Herston)

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Rehabilitation Equipment Services (SA) Pty Ltd (Parkholme)

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Think Mobility (Garbutt, Paget, Toowoomba, Virginia )

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