i-Size and The Law

What is i-Size? i-Size is a new European-wide standard designed to increase the safety of child car seats. When was it introduced? i-Size was introduced in Europe in July 2013 and is running alongside the current regulation R44.04. My car seat conforms to the previous regulation R44.04. Must I upgrade to i-Size? No, i-Size doesRead more

The Joie Stages vs. Joie Every Stages

Joie Stages Vs. Every Stages

The Main Differences What separates the Joie Stages from its bigger brother – the Every Stages is the weight limit and the fact that they each cover different groups. The Joie Stages: Group 0+/1/2 The Joie Every Stages: Group 0+/1/2/3   Name Rear Facing Limit Forward Facing Harness Limit High Back Booster Stages 0-18 KGRead more

How to Save More When Buying a Used Car

In the previous article, we talked about some of the tips you can utilise when trying to buy a safe used car. Older cars are relatively cheaper than new cars, plus they are cheaper to run and maintain in the long run too. Even better, you can choose from a wide range of options dependingRead more

Rear Facing – Where do their legs go?

no leg injuries in RF

If you are new to the idea of extended rear facing – I can imagine that one of your worries is your child’s legs. This is one of the most common fears, so you are not alone. However, I am happy to tell you that you have absolutely nothing at all to worry about! YouRead more

A Crash Course – in Crash Testing

A Crash Course - in Crash Testing

Just because a car seat has passed standard testing – doesn’t mean it’s passed all testing. There are several crash tests that are superior to the standard R44.04 crash test. Let’s take a look! ERFmama Therese has completed the ‘Advanced Child Car Seat Training Course’ at TRL (Transport Research Lab) and is a CPD accreditedRead more

The Facts of Extended Rear Facing Car Seats

FACTS OF ERF

Most people are aware of the infant car seats being rear facing, or facing backwards as some would say. This is the first car seat you buy when having a baby. But did you know that when it’s time to buy a new car seat for your baby – once they have outgrown their infantRead more

Car Safety Statistics & What They Mean For You

Car Safety Statistics & What They Mean For You

Safety behind the wheel should be a priority for all drivers. As wonderful as driving is, the dangers are far too real to dismiss. Therefore, appreciating the facts as well as what they mean for you, the driver, should be top of the agenda. Here are four clear statements that should be used to influenceRead more

CHICCO COSMOS CAR SEAT – VOLUNTARY RECALL ANNOUNCEMENT

Chicco is announcing a voluntary recall  Chicco Cosmos car seats sold between 28 February and 24 May 2017. The product (Chicco Cosmos, ref. 79163) can be identified through the number 04444637 on the homologation label (A) and by the serial number (B) on each product: only serial numbers from 00000001 to 00025152 are affected.  Read more

Axkid Wolmax Review

Wolmax review

A little while ago we were contacted by Axkid and given the opportunity to review our choice of car seat from them. Since the Wolmax is the newest ERF seat from Axkid – I decided that this was the car seat to review! It hasn’t gotten enough media coverage – and with this review, IRead more

Car Seats Currently On Sale I Recommend For You

Whether you are expecting a baby – or already have a child. One of the most important products you will need is their car seat. It’s an item that is often forgotten about or that randomly comes with a travel system, but it’s an item that really does deserve more consideration. After all, it’s theRead more

Welcome the Summer Holidays with 10% off – Using code SUM10%

Summer Sale! Securatot

Celebrating Summer With A SALE! Securatot, the extended rear facing car seat specialist retailer is welcoming summer with a special summer sale! New to extended rear facing car seats? Check out these for a simple FAQ: Why Rear Facing Is Safer The Rear Facing Facts   A special 10% OFF EVERYTHING!  Our discount of 10% appliesRead more

No GPS Necessary: Navigating The Costs Of New Cars

You know your car’s going to be expensive. There’s no getting around it. Even older cars tend to be some of the most expensive assets you’ll ever own and the costs don’t stop once you have the car. Getting the best deal at the start means considering the lifetime of costs that will come withRead more

Your Guide To Not Getting Ripped Off By A Car Salesperson

Your Guide To Not Getting Ripped Off By A Car Salesperson

These days, it’s very easy to buy a new car and get ripped off. It feels like car salespeople are only focussed on closing a deal and getting their commission. Yeah, that’s great for them, but it’s not great for us! We want to get good value for our money and ensure we buy aRead more