Does your child’s car seat expire? Basically the answer is no… well, maybe… it depends!
We regularly get asked this question, and while the simple answer to this urban myth is no – you certainly do need to make sure you are suitably prepared.
At Pushchair Expert, we hold a strong passion for ensuring the safety of our customers’ car seats to comply with legal standards. So let’s delve into the current car seat regulations, here in the UK.
Your baby’s first car seat will be there for many miles and milestones, so what should you be looking for?
When it comes to buying a car seat, it can be very confusing and all of a sudden you are met with a whole new language that you now have to learn and comprehend. We are often asked the question, “What is i-Size?”
Around since 1963, BeSafe are known for providing car seats that offer the best in safety, and have an ethos that focuses on rear facing for longer. With their new car seat, the BeSafe Stretch, they’ve gone even further with this, offering rear-facing up to 125cm and 36kg.
ADAC have just launched the results of their car seat testing which they carry out twice a year, and the CYBEX Anoris T has been crowned the safest seat in the ‘toddler plus child’ category that they have ever tested, an accolade that Cybex are very proud of.
Axkid are a Swedish company with a passion for child safety on the roads. Their solution is rear-facing travel, for as long as possible. They believe that safety, comfort and training must be intertwined, and that improved standards and greater awareness save lives.
The latest range of car seats from Silver Cross have been so popular, and we can see why! They’ve now added to the collection with a first for the car seat world – an i-Size tested, all ages car seat that could be the only car seat you need!
The Cybex Sirona S2 i-Size and SX2 i-Size car seats are an upgrade from the Sirona S i-Size with some great safety features. We’re taking them for a spin!
Founded in 1984, Maxi-Cosi are a trusted brand. We are taking a look at their brand new 360 Family – the Pebble 360 and Pearl 360 that can take you in a spin from birth to around 4 years old.
Cybex have used Impact Shields on previous car seats in the Pallas and Sirona ranges, but this is the world’s first and their first i-Size group 1/2/3 shield seat! Moving their technology to pass the higher testing, we’re taking a good look at their brand new Cybex Pallas G i-Size.
The egg Shell i-Size car seat has been designed to use with the egg and egg 2 strollers and follows the same curved lines and shape. We have been testing it out!
Silver Cross have launched a range of car seats to cover all ages, and we have been testing out their high back booster, Group 2/3 car seat, the Discover.
It’s great to see seats for older children available under the R129 regulation. We’re taking a look at Maxi-Cosi’s new offering – the Kore Pro i-Size.
Axkid is one of our favourite car seat brands for producing extended rear-facing seats to help keep our little ones super-safe. This time we have a revolutionary new seat to test out – the Axkid One.
We are reviewing the Cybex Pallas B-Fix from their Silver line that features an impact shield for Group 1 use, and the vehicle seat belt for 2 and 3.
The Britax Rӧmer ADVANSAFIX i-Size is based on the ADVANSAFIX IV R, but has been much updated and approved to the new i-Size regulation. We’ve been testing it out with a 2, 5 and 8 year old!
Birth to seven years in one seat, offering extended rear-facing and then moving into a Group 2 Booster Seat – meet the GB Convy-Fix!
The Cybex Sirona S i-Size with SensorSafe is a car seat that goes one step further in car seat safety and can be used from birth up 105cm, approx. 4 years old.