In 2013 European car seat laws were overhauled to ensure safer, easier to use products for caregivers. As part of a 3-phase plan, rear facing only infant seats were the first to benefit from the new rules. The Baby-Safe i-Size is one of Britax Römer’s i-Size compliant infant seats. When paired with the Flex base
The Britax Two Way Elite is a versatile, well loved car seat in Europe. It’s best known for its extended rear facing capacities for tall children and for its ability to fit in small vehicles. Let’s take a closer look! CSFTL Quick Stats Rear facing weight range: 9-25 kg Forward facing weight range: 9-18 kg* Booster
Buckle crunch is not a candy bar. It’s a situation where the vehicle seat belt’s buckle is pulled up into the belt path of a car seat. Instead of the seat belt webbing doing all the work of restraining the car seat, the hard plastic of the buckle is pulled inside the belt path. This makes for an insecure installation because the plastic of the buckle can shatter or the car seat can shift along the plastic portion of the buckle instead of being held back by the webbing.
The Allgemeiner Deutscher Automobil-Club (ADAC) is a German automobile organisation that performs rigorous crash tests on car seats. Twice a year, a selection of car seats are tested and rated on various criteria. Let’s take a look at the results from Spring 2018! The most relevant part of ADAC testing to consider is the safety
Britax offers a wide range of booster seats that are sold in Europe. With a retail price of around £170, the Kidfix II XP SICT is definitely one of their more expensive models in the lineup. However, for that price, it offers several unique features that set it apart from most other boosters.
Many seats in Europe harness to 18 kg. For bigger littles, though, this can be a problem. Luckily, there are several seats available that harness until 25 kg. A higher limit seat can help you keep your little safely harnessed until they’re ready to move to a booster. Many of these seats are Scandinavian –
Choosing a car seat is tough! One look at the options in the car seat aisle can make your head swim — from height and weight limits to unique bells and whistles on each seat, it’s hard to know which is the best seat for your child?
The safest car seat is the one that fits your child, fits your vehicle, and can be used correctly 100% of the time. To get a sense of how to find that safest seat for your family, consider the height and weight limits printed on the box. But they often do not tell the whole story.