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.
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
My Thoughts on BBC’s ‘Watchdog’ episode | Aired 8/10-15 For some reason every time I hear there is going to be a car seat special on TV…. I slump my shoulders and my first instinct is to ask myself: Do I really want to watch it? Can I bear it? That might sound odd andRead more
When out shopping for car seats you could be forgiven for thinking that “a car seat is a car seat, they have all passed the same testing, surely no one is better than the other one?”. Other than for cosmetic reasons, there is little difference between spending £25 on a car seat and spending sayRead more
This is a resurrected post from a good ole while ago, happy reading. Earlier I posted on the blog’s Facebook page a video that shows us a deep look into the world of car seat’s, testing and real life experiences. It talks about testing, and especially the sort that you read about in magazines, the “Best Buys”, theRead more