On the weekend we were in an accident. The traffic stopped on the freeway, we stopped, the car behind didn't and hit us quite hard and pushed us into a trailer in front. There is barely any damage to the front of the car, the rear bumper is trashed, the back door (Liberty Wagon) is bent but still closes. Apart from some aches and pains from whiplash we are all fine. DS (4) and DD(7) were in Hiliners, DS (9) just uses the regular seatbelt.
I've always thought you should replace all seats after an accident, after reading the kidsafe website though I'm not sure
The kidsafe recommendation is
If a child car restraint has been involved in a severe crash where the main body structure of the car is damaged. The child restraint should be destroyed even if there is no obvious damage and the child wasn’t using the restraint at the time.
I wouldn't call our accident a severe crash so I'm not sure if we should be replacing the seats, I've been trying to get onto Kidsafe to ask this morning. So, what do you think?