Joie Traver Shield review
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- Group 1/2/3
- Not extended rear-facing
The Joie Traver Shield is billed as 'a locked and loaded travel buddy'. It's a Group 1/2/3 car seat with an adjustable impact shield instead of a harness for Group 1 mode. It looks like a well-padded and comfortable seat, but how does it cope with a front crash at 40mph and a side crash? Read our full review to find out whether you should consider one for your child.
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- What is it?
- How safe is it?
- Is it easy to fit?
- Is the seat comfortable?
- Is there anything I should watch out for?
- Is there anything else I should know?
- Should I buy it?
- Where can I buy it?
- Direction of travelForward-facing
- Manufacturer URLwww.joie.co.uk
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