Rear faced child restraint, Volvo prototype from 1964

May 11, 2007 ID: 11452
Rear faced child restraint, Volvo prototype from 1964
Inspired by the astronauts way of travelling rearwards, Bertil Aldman, medical doctor and subsequently Professor in Traffic Safety at Chalmers University of Technology, developed the very first child seat prototype in 1964. Volvo was closely involved in the development and the testing was done in a PV444.
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