USA: LATCH system compulsory for new child seats from 1 September
Beginning September 1, 2002, the US Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) will require new child safety seats to have a specialised way of attaching to a vehicle seat. Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children (LATCH) is a restraint system designed to work independently of the vehicle seat belt system to simplify child safety seat installation and reduce misuse.
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