Question What is the differance in car seats safty ratings between countries

Nicky

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What's the difference between safety ratings between countries , the us and Canada seem to have the same seats with different stickers and Europe seats are set up different ? What tests do they have to pass ? What's the difference ?
 

TechnoGranola

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This won't address all of your questions, but US and Canadian seats are not always the same. Canadian seats may have an extra foam pad in the head area as we have a different requirements for head injury. Also with our newish rebound standard, the Canadian version may have an ARB or bolsters added to the seat to meet this requirement. It's possible there are other differences as well, just because a seat appears to be the same, doesn't necessarily mean it is.
 

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