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Backseat is best - always!

You're picking your older pre-schooler up or picking up your child from school - how many people do you see with children sitting in the front seat? While New Zealand has no law around children sitting in the front seat, it is certainly not a safe, nor a recommended option.
Locking clips to ensure safe installation of baby and child car seats

The importance of a locking clip when installing a car seat!

What is that pesky locking clip thing that people talk of? 

How do I use one? 

What is the best one to use when installing my child's car seat?

 

How do I become qualified to install Car Seats?

How do I become qualified to install Car Seats?

The process to becoming qualified to install car seats explained and links for information given.
June 17, 2020 by Claire McGowan
Just because its for sale doesn’t mean its safe.

Just because its for sale doesn’t mean its safe.

An educational and informative blog on the concerns of generic 3 in 1 boosters sold on the New Zealand Market by The Car Seat Dude.

There is no doubt as parents and caregivers we want the safest seat we can afford to keep our children safe should a crash occur. There is this sense of “well if its for sale, it must be safe”, yet this child restraint is available for sale throughout New Zealand, as a generic frame, with which numerous manufacturers place different covers on.