Their advantage is that they offer more support to the child's head, neck and spine, particularly in a side impact collision. This is the likely reasoning behind the move at UN levels. They want to raise the bar so that kids stay in 'High Backed Booster' seats for much longer.
However the RSA recommends, in line with best practice, that a 'High Back Booster' seat is used for as long as possible. They are designed to be used by children up to 36kg.
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Basically the UN proposes to raise the bar when it comes to the use 'Booster Cushions'. The amendments mean children will need to stay in a 'High Back Booster' (with back and side protection) until heavier and taller than at present. To be precise they want to limit the approval of new booster cushions for use by children over 125cm in height and weighing no less than 22kg.
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