Do your kids car seats have more germs than a toilet?
Who would have thought that your childs car seat could harbour more germs than your toilet, but a survey carried out by scientists at the University of Birmingham discovered just that. Are you aware of the risks?
Did you know that kids car seats expire after 5 12 years from the date of manufacture? Once a seat expires, or has been in an accident of any scale, the life span becomes zero. The car seat then needs to be disposed of safely, to prevent other people from using the seat again.
Are you sure youre using the appropriate car seat for your kids? Do you know when to change from a rear-facing seat to a front-facing seat or when its ok to use a booster seat? Find out more about kids car seat safety laws in New Zealand.