Car seat clinic at Chatteris

16:49 03 June 2014

Car safety day at Play 2 Day

Car safety day at Play 2 Day

CK 2012

Car seat safety experts will be on hand in Chatteris on Saturday June 7 to pass on potentially life-saving knowledge for mums and dads.

Safety checks carried out in 2013 discovered that almost half (49%) of child safety seats in Cambridgeshire were fitted incorrectly.

Badly fitted safety seats are a contributing factor to car accidents remaining the leading cause of child fatalities in Europe.

A recent EU study into child deaths relating to car seats found that 17% of those that died were being transported in incorrectly installed car seats.

Good Egg Safety and Maxi-Cosi – the leading car seat manufacturer – are working in partnership to deliver special clinics across the country to check how and help parents fit child seats correctly.

Experts will also help clarify car seat safety legislation and explain the new i-Size regulations.

Andrew Ratcliffe, Managing Director of Maxi-Cosi UK, said: “The correct fitting of car seats is absolutely vital to the safety of your child while travelling by car.

“Having experts on hand to physically highlight any problems and demonstrate the correct methods of fitting a child seat will make things easier for parents to understand. Holding these clinics at places like retail parks is also convenient for parents and will give them peace of mind that their child is as safe as possible.”

The Chatteris child seat safety clinic on June 7 will be held at the Co-operative Food store in Bridge Street from 11am to 4pm.


Welcome , please leave your message below.

Optional - JPG files only
Optional - MP3 files only
Optional - 3GP, AVI, MOV, MPG or WMV files

Please log in to leave a comment and share your views with other Wisbech Standard visitors.

We enable people to post comments with the aim of encouraging open debate.

Only people who register and sign up to our terms and conditions can post comments. These terms and conditions explain our house rules and legal guidelines.

Comments are not edited by Wisbech Standard staff prior to publication but may be automatically filtered.

If you have a complaint about a comment please contact us by clicking on the Report This Comment button next to the comment.

Not a member yet?

Register to create your own unique Wisbech Standard account for free.

Signing up is free, quick and easy and offers you the chance to add comments, personalise the site with local information picked just for you, and more.

Sign up now

More news stories

Yesterday, 14:31

A man was arrested today after police caught him with a samurai sword near Wisbech town centre.

Yesterday, 17:23

A man who is part of an animal rescue team is coming to the rescue of children who are too frightened, too young or unable to get out to trick or treat this year - he is going to deliver sweets and treats dressed as a superhero.

Yesterday, 16:35

Wisbech artist Louise Stebbing will put her artistic skills to the test in the third episode of Sky Arts’ Landscape Artist of the Year, which aired last night (Wednesday).

Tue, 17:46

A man, who was turned over to police after his wife found thousands of indecent photos of children on his lap top, has been spared jail.

Most read stories

Most commented stories

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

Read the Wisbech Standard e-edition E-edition

Newsletter Sign Up