BuckleMeUp lets you know via a FREE app with an audible and visual alert when a passenger unbuckles in the rear seats of any passenger vehicle. Once alerted you can take action to ensure they buckle up again.
In addition to keeping passengers safe and buckled up, the BuckleMeUp app will also alert you that there is still a passenger buckled in the back seat after you have left the vehicle.*
The BuckleMeUp device is suitable for passengers aged 4 years and up, that are old enough to sit in a booster or rear car seat.
The BuckleMeUp app is iOS and Android compatible and can be easily downloaded from the AppStore and Google Play - free of charge.
Set up time with BuckleMeUp is under 2 minutes.
* Bluetooth range is up to 30m. Bluetooth is most effective at the 10m range depending on the environment. Learn more about Bluetooth
BuckleMeUp is a wireless, easy to install and low cost seatbelt alert safety system that operates via Bluetooth on your smartphone.
Using the free BuckleMeUp app, it lets you know that your passengers are safely buckled up, leaving you free to concentrate on the road ahead. Just set and forget.
You do everything you can to protect your passengers. So while they're in the car and you're out on the open road, their safety is paramount.
A recent Monash University Study observed that children in the back seats of cars are 12 times more distracting than using a mobile while you are driving.
BuckleMeUp is designed for children who are either in a booster seat or old enough to sit in the backseat in a standard adult lap-sash belt.
According to the Government's Child Restraint Guidelines, recently legislated this includes:
Booster seat: Children 4 to 7 years old
Adult lap-sash belt: Children 7 to 12 years old (or 145cm and taller)
BuckleMeUp is an app enabled seatbelt reminder and alert for passenger cars that pairs with your smartphone via Bluetooth and it's as easy to install as an e-tag. Just stick it on.
BuckleMeUp app lets you know via an audible and visual alert when a passenger unbuckles in the rear seats of any passenger vehicle. Once alerted you can take action to ensure they buckle up again.
|76.4%||of drivers with children in the car will either try to keep an eye on them in the rear view mirror or even turn around to check.|
|50%||of parents reported at least one of their children had managed to unbuckle their seatbelt at some point. 40% did so while the car was moving.|
|INSIDE OUT|| Contrary to popular misconception, more children are seriously injured as passengers in cars compared to pedestrians on the road. |
(Centre for Road Safety, Transport for NSW, 2014).
|MUMS SAY||Of all the mothers surveyed as part of the BuckleMeUp usability study conducted in 2014, all of them could personally recall a time when their own child unbuckled their seatbelt without permission.|
|28%|| In Australia, approximately 28% of drivers and passenger fatalities in car accidents were not wearing seatbelts |