Restraining Infants And Small Children In
Commercial Cargo Vehicles
There are different sizes and types of restraints for
children from newborn size to the child almost large
enough for an adult safety belt. Use the restraint that is
correct for your child. Refer to “Child Restraints” in the
“Occupant Restraints” section.
Tether Installation For Commercial Cargo
To secure the child restraint upper tether strap to the
vehicle, follow these steps:
1. Locate the child restraint tether anchor on the lower
rear of the front passenger seat.
2. Route the tether strap under the head rest.
Ensure that the child restraint tether strap is
centered between the headrest supports underneath the
3. Using the hook attached to the child restraint tether
strap, attach the child restraint tether strap to the
metal anchor on the lower rear of the front passenger
4. Following the child seat manufacturer’s instructions,
tighten the child restraint tether strap.
The vehicle tether anchor is designed to be used with
a child restraint only. It should not be used for any
THINGS TO KNOW BEFORE STARTING YOUR VEHICLE