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RSA Child Car Seat Checking Service Visits Tramore

11 September 2014 Latest News Local News National News News


Parents  are being urged to have their child’s car seat checked as new research from the Road Safety Authority shows that as many as 4 out of 5 child car seats are incorrectly fitted nationwide.

If your child’s car seat or restraint is in correctly fitted, the Check it Fits experts will advise you on how to fix the problem, demonstrate how to fit the restraint correctly and answer any queries you might have to avoid potential serious or fatal injury in the event of a collision .

The whole process should take no more than 10 to 15 minutes, and will give parents and guardians peace the of mind that their child is safe and secure in their car.

Since October 2013 the RSA’s Check it Fits service has checked over 4,000 child car seats and restraints in Ireland. Of these, 83% required some adjustment,worryingly,79% of seats required a major adjustment, of which 3% were deemed not fit for purpose and were condemned.

The Check it Fits Service team will be at Quish’s SuperValu, Priest’s Road ,Tramore on the 12th of September from 10am- 5.30pm. 

 


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