When buying a child car seat, your first priority should be safety, but you may also want to consider the weight of it. The lightest car seat we’ve tested starts at 2.9kg and the heaviest comes in at a whopping 18.3kg, although these weights are spread across a range of age suitability.
Travelling with children this summer? Make sure you know the law regarding child car seats when it comes to transporting your child in an Uber, minicab or taxi, and what you need to know if your child will be travelling on a coach, minibus or van. We also cover what to do if you can't fit three child car seats in the rear of your car.
A survey of 3,241 parents with a child under 12 has found 9% of them bought a second-hand car seat for their child. However, by choosing to buy a second-hand car seat, particularly from someone you don’t know, you could be potentially putting your baby or child at risk in the event of a car crash.
Find out if cheap car seats are worth the risk? We've tested a range of the latest baby car seats from big brands such as Cybex, Britax and Maxi Cosi as well as three under £50. We reveal which ones come top in our tough crash tests.
Having a baby gets expensive with plenty of kit to splash out on, but a Which? survey has found that parents pay twice as much for a pushchair than what they spend on an essential piece of safety kit – a child car seat.
More than 1/3 of parents with babies under 12 months don't know about i-size child car seats meaning they aren't armed with all the information they need to help them make the best choice about transporting their baby
Fabric child car seats are being stocked on online marketplaces such as Ebay, Amazon and Aliexpress which are illegal to use in the UK. The seats could be potentially unsafe if involved in a car crash and are selling for as little as £8.19.
A Which? undercover investigation into car seat retailers has discovered most stores are failing to ask key safety questions of parents, potentially putting children’s lives at risk. We sent mystery...
Taking a taxi to the airport with your children this holiday? Make sure you’re clear on the rules regarding child car seats in taxis before you travel. A Which? survey...
The laws on what you can and can’t do with child car seats differ from one country to another. Don’t fall foul of the local police on your family holiday...