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Five ways you’ve been using your child car seat unsafely

These child car seat mistakes are easy to make, but just as easy to avoid. Find out key car seat safety advice, including when to move up to the next car seat group, why rear-facing is best, as well as why clothes and car seat accessories are important to consider.

A third of parents are failing to do these crucial car seat fitting safety checks

Your child's safety is paramount, but using a car seat that’s incorrectly installed is just as dangerous as using one that fails in our crash tests. We run through the common mistakes parents make when it comes to buying and using a car seat that could compromise a child’s safety.

Baby retailers disappear from the British high street: where can parents shop now?

What does the closure of Mothercare and Mamas & Papas stores mean for parents? We explain how to buy the best pushchair and car seat to keep your child safe.

Which? crash-tests the Joie i-Spin 360 car seat

We've recently crash tested car seats, including the Joie i-Spin 360, which is the latest highly-anticipated launch from the popular British car seat and pushchair brand. Find out everything you need to know about this extended rear-facing car seat, as well as similar swivel car seats from Maxi Cosi, Apramo and Cybex which also have a handy 360-degree rotation.

We’ve just crash tested the first i-Size car seats from Bugaboo and Uppababy

We’ve just published our latest batch of car seat reviews, and included in them are reviews of exciting new launches from Uppababy and Bugaboo.

Mamas & Papas fined for selling thousands of dangerous car seats

Watch out for secondhand Mamas & Papas Mercury-branded child car seats. These dangerous child car seats can crack and allow too much head movement, potentially putting your child in danger. Following a three-year investigation, Milton Keynes County Council's trading standards has issued a £20,000 fine to Mamas & Papas, as well as a 12 week jail sentence for Christine Mitchell, Director of car seat distributors Jeenay (UK) Ltd for supplying unsafe car seats.

Almost one million unsafe products seized at UK border

Almost one million unsafe products, including child car seats, strollers and baby carriers, have been stopped from entering the UK in the last year by Suffolk County Council's Import team.

Are parents getting the message about backless booster seats?

Although backless booster seats are cheap and meet legal requirements, we wouldn’t recommend using them with your child as they are significantly less safe than high-back booster seats. But it doesn't seem that all parents are aware that they provide inferior protection in a crash. Read our advice and watch our shocking crash test footage to find out more.

Child car seats on planes: five things you need to know before you fly

Find out what you need to know about taking a baby car seat on a flight, including which infant car seats are airline approved and which are a suitable size to fit on an aeroplane seat. We also explain how to fit a forward-facing and rearward-facing car seats on a plane seat.

One in four car insurance policies don’t cover child car seats

One in four car insurance policies don't cover child car seats, leaving many drivers at risk. Find out how to get the right level of car insurance cover.

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