Car Seat Safety & Law

Child car seats & the law!

Feb 17, 2020 - by Anonymous

Joie Car SeatThe law states that children must use a child car seat until they are 12 years old or 135cm tall, which ever comes first. Children over 12 or more than 135cm tall must wear a seat belt.

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Bonfire Night

Who doesn’t love a good firework display?

Nov 5, 2019 - by Anonymous

Bonfire night is here, the fireworks & candy floss, fairground rides & sparklers, what’ not to love. Family fun for everyone.

Fireworks and sparklers come with certain risks.  We want you to have the best time but please be safe.

Here are 5 ways to keep your child safe on Bonfire Night:

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The Dangers of using car seats with winter coats!

Oct 11, 2019 - by Anonymous

Many parents think that as their car seat is safe and fitted correctly, that their child will be safe in the unlikely event of an accident. Well, that isn’t always the case.
Life with tiny humans brings lots of adventures and many that take us out in the car. During the winter months many dress their children in thick clothes, coats or jackets and place them straight into the car seat.

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The best family-friendly festivals in the UK

Apr 29, 2019 - by Anonymous

Winter has come to an end and we're all starting to plan for the Summer ahead. For those festival goers amongst us, there are now more family-friendly festivals than ever to choose from, offering a wide range of activities to keep the kids and even the adults entertained. Just make sure you pray for sunshine!

Here's our selection of some of the best family-friendly festivals in the UK 2019:

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Baby travel essentials

Essentials for Travelling with a Baby

Mar 1, 2019 - by Anonymous

So, you’ve decided to hit the road (or the rails or the skies or the high seas) with one or more of your little bundles of joy. A daunting prospect for many, but far from impossible. There is plenty of advice out there on how to make your journey, and your stays away from home, as relaxed and enjoyable as possible. Who knows? Your holiday meant end up actually feeling like a holiday!

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Car and child

What are the rules about car seats across Europe?

Jul 17, 2018 - by Anonymous

Summer holidays are almost here, and for some families, that means hitting the Autobahns, the autoroutes, the autostrade with the little ones in the back. But before the dreams of exotic traffic jams and wailing kids asking if you are there yet, there are some legal matters to attend to.

There are some differences between the different countries, if you’re planning some cross-border shenanigans, but there are some recurring themes – suitable child restraints for passengers under a certain height, airbags should be disabled if rear-facing seats are used at the front – but this does raise one question…

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The Perfect Antidote to Post-Christmas Blues – Bargains!

Jan 4, 2018 - by Anonymous

So, the festive season is finally over – the last few mince pies sit neglected in the cupboard, the miasma of sprout and turkey odours is beginning to clear, the tree is dropping the last few needles into the carpet before it’s dumped outside in the backyard to rust like an abandoned battleship.

Normal life is coming back into focus – painfully, like the hurt inflicted by daylight after a long week of over-indulgence and irresponsibility – and normal life means weighing up some non-frivolous purchasing decisions. In other words, it’s January, and that means sales.

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