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Seven car seat checks to make before your staycation road trip

Seven car seat checks to make before your staycation road trip

If you’re one of the thousands expected to hit the road this weekend, now is a good time to do some car seat maintenance and checks, to ensure your little one is safe and happy before you leave.

Nearly nine in 10 parents experienced problems hiring a car seat for their rental car

Nearly nine in 10 parents experienced problems hiring a car seat for their rental car

A March 2020 Which? survey of 1,800 parents with a child under 12 discovered 85% had encountered issues with their child car seat when they came to collect their hire car.

Six common car seat misunderstandings that could compromise your child’s safety

Six common car seat misunderstandings that could compromise your child’s safety

Confused by the rules for car seats? You're not the only one. Many parents are still confused about misinformation on car seat laws.

High-back booster seats: why our tough crash tests matter

High-back booster seats: why our tough crash tests matter

We've tested a batch of high-back booster seats for your toddler or child - read our news story to find out which ones

How to shop safely for a baby or child car seat during lockdown

How to shop safely for a baby or child car seat during lockdown

While we’re being urged to only make essential car journeys during the Coronavirus lockdown, if you need to go somewhere with your child in tow, it’s still vital to use the correct car seat and ensure it’s properly installed. Here's the latest on where you can buy a baby car seat, and how to fit it safely.

Dangerous child car seats sold via Amazon flagged by BBC Panorama

Dangerous child car seats sold via Amazon flagged by BBC Panorama

BBC Panorama has discovered potentially dangerous child car seats on sale on Amazon's UK store. The issue has been raised with Amazon, who says they have now been removed from sale. We've previously flagged the dangers of these fabric car seats, once dubbed 'killer car seats', in investigations in 2014, 2017 and 2019.

Maxi-Cosi car seats – how do they compare?

Maxi-Cosi car seats – how do they compare?

Maxi-Cosi is one of the most popular child car seat brands you can buy in the UK and across Europe, and the company offers child restraints that can take your little one from birth right up to 12 years old. Find out how child car seats from Maxi-Cosi measure up for prices, features and their range of sizes.

Summer bank holiday car seat warning

Summer bank holiday car seat warning

It’s the great bank holiday getaway this weekend, and if you’re going away with your young family, this is the perfect opportunity to make sure your little ones are strapped safely and securely.

What are the lightest child car seats we’ve tested?

What are the lightest child car seats we’ve tested?

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.

Do I need to use a child car seat in an Uber?

Do I need to use a child car seat in an Uber?

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.

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