ADAC Results for 2019 – ‘Apramo All Stage’

Apramo All Stage

In this blog post, we will be looking at the bad ADAC results for the: ‘Apramo All Stage’ which is a 0+/1/2/3 car seat with extended rear facing to 18kg, retailing at £370. It uses both ISOfix and top tether.

Warning! ‘BabyStyle Oyster Carapace i-Size’ crash test fail!

BabyStyle Oyster Carapace i-Size fail

The ‘BabyStyle Oyster Carapace i-Size’ infant car seat when using the ‘Duofix i-Size base’ failed the frontal crash test when tested to stricter criteria than what is the legal minimum.

WARNING! ‘Chicco Oasys i-Size’ crash test fail!

Chicco Oasys i-Size

The Group 0+ rear-facing car seat for infants: Chicco Oasys i-Size, was recently crash tested by the German consumer organisation ‘Stiftung Warentest’. Sadly this crash test showed a severe fault with the car seat’s harness.

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! Under Regulations ECE R44 04, seats must, amongst other requirements, undergo: A frontal collision testing at a speed of 50km/h ARead more

Killer Car Seats Sold Online!

killer car seats

In light of some news I just saw, I decided to write a quick little post about…online shopping…but you will also find these around places like Gumtree and Facebook selling groups. I love shopping online! I really do. I come across quite a few nice deals there and I’ve done some very good bargains! BUTRead more

Child Seat Safety: The 55cm Gap!

crash testing 55cm gap

    Today’s addition to the #Tipoftheday Series shows us the importance of not having our front seats too far back in the car. I see far too many vehicles with the front seats almost in the lap of the children behind them and it’s really unsettling – because in the event of an accidentRead more

ADAC Report For 2016

  It’s that time of the year again! It’s time to wreck my brain at Google Translate because my German is really really bad! But who cares right – because this is important stuff.  The results for 2016 ADAC child car seat crash testing are in and I must say I am actually very happyRead more