WhizRider, the innovative harness-style restraint system
Unlike booster seats, WhizRider brings the shoulder belt down to the correct level and keeps the seatbelt in the proper place.
Top of shoulder
Over the upper tights
Safe as a booster
Complies with U.S. Safety Standard
The innovative safety features explained in 20 seconds:
Integrating the harness system into a vest makes it easy and fast to put on.
Extra visibility through reflective trims keeps kids safe while hopping in and out of cars and near streets in twilight and night.
How it works explained in 20 seconds:
In case of an impact, the harness and the vehicle’s seat distributes the forces across the child’s body to minimize injury.
WhizRider keeps the vehicle safety belt in optimal position and prevents children from sliding forward, submarining (sliding under the lap belt) and heavy head excursion.
How was WhizRider tested?
WhizRider surpasses U.S. federal requirements regulated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).
Through random selection methods, every single batch we produce is tested in accordance with FMVSS 213. We repeat these tests using dummies representing 3-year-old, 6-year-old, and 10-year-old children. As parents ourselves, safety is of the outmost importance.
You can check out these two crash-tests to see how WhizRider stands up to testing and is as safe as a booster (or even safer).
6-year-old dummy at 30MPH
Backless booster seat crash-test
6-year-old dummy at 30MPH
What are the differences between WhizRider and backless booster seats?
As you watch the actual crash-test footage above, you can see that WhizRider keeps the seat belt in the correct position, protecting the body from moving too far forward or sliding under the belt.
WhizRider exceeds the performance requirements of U.S. regulations and performs even better than a regular backless booster seat
Where can you use WhizRider:
WhizRider was designed and tested based on the U.S. federal regulation standards, and can be used across the U.S.
Did you know that countries outside of the U.S. accept the U.S. standard for child safety requirements, or, have no requirements at all? WhizRider is currently legal in
Asia (Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam etc.)
South Asia (India, Sri Lanka etc.)
Latin America (Argentina, Chile, Columbia, Ecuador, Mexico, Peru etc.)
European countries with exceptional cases for the use of Taxis (Belgium, France, Ireland, Italy, Netherland, Portugal, Spain, United Kingdom*) *including the use of uber services (private hire vehicles)
And there’s more coming “on board” each day. As we work to obtain approval in additional locations around the world, please check local regulations before using your WhizRider.
Currently we do not ship to Canada or Austria due to import restrictions.
What are the differences between U.S. standard "FMVSS 213" and European "ECE R44" regulations?
Child Restraint regulation standards such as FMVSS 213 for the USA and ECE R44 for Europe have only minor differences, such as labelling and language requirements. The crash test performance requirements are almost identical, the real difference is that FMVSS 213 is a performance-oriented standard, while ECE R44 is a design-focused standard and does not describe a harness-style restraint system.