Why is Rear facing safer when travelling in car seats?

Why is Rear facing safer when travelling in car seats?

Rear facing has been known to be safer for our children in car seats for many years now - science cannot deny that they will come out of a crash better off than if they are forward facing, or worse not in any child car seat. 
September 02, 2020 by Claire McGowan
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.

Why are there so many car seats on the market in NZ?

Why are there so many car seats on the market in NZ?

A look at what car seats are allowed to be used in New Zealand - and which to choose that is best for your baby or child.
New Zealand Car seat Law vs Safety

New Zealand Car seat Law vs Safety

I am a parent to a nearly 8 year old, she is still harnessed in her car seat. Do I get looks at school? Nope!
Does she get teased by her friends? Nope!
Do her friends get harnessed in my car? Yep!
Do they complain? Nope!
November 22, 2017 by Claire McGowan