What to consider when moving your child to a booster seat
Nov30

What to consider when moving your child to a booster seat

Is your child ready for a booster seat asks Suzanne Keane We’re inching closer to the limits on our rear-facing car seats (125cm and 25kg) so I’ve had to consider an imminent transition to the scary world of forward-facing for my almost 5-year-old. I assumed we would rear face until he started school but after a recent growth spurt, it looks like he will be moving to a booster seat sooner than I thought! So how do you know your child...

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Review: Sirona Z i-Size
Nov24

Review: Sirona Z i-Size

Suzanne Keane tries out the Sirona Z i-Size: A flexible Car Seat for 0–4 year olds What is it?  The Sirona Z i-size is the latest seat in the Cybex Z-Line. This seat rotates 360 degrees to allow for easy entry and exit, no matter what car you’re driving. The Sirona Z allows rear facing up to 18kg or 105cm (approx. 4 years old). A rear-facing car seat reduces the risk of injury in a head-on collision by more than 80% when compared to a...

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Regular Car Checks
Nov17

Regular Car Checks

 Suzanne Keane has some simple tips to keep your car running in tip-top condition with some regular car checks!   Tyres It’s important to regularly check your tyre pressures – when they are cold – as proper inflation levels will ensure you have maximum contact with the road along with improving your fuel consumption. It’s also a good idea to keep an eye on the condition of your tyres – with winter...

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Are You Ready For a Breakdown?
Nov04

Are You Ready For a Breakdown?

According to a recent survey, almost 60% of Irish drivers are unprepared should their car break down. Suzanne Keane offers some tips on how to be prepared in the event of a breakdown. With a little preparation, you can be ready for most breakdown situations. Even if you do have breakdown cover or roadside rescue the following items can be useful until someone else arrives to help. Torch High-Vis Vest Warning triangle First aid kit...

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Get your car ready for Winter!
Oct28

Get your car ready for Winter!

As the days begin to shorten its time to get your car ready for winter writes Suzanne Keane Here are some tips to prepare you and your car for the winter 1. Anti-freeze It’s called anti-freeze for a good reason! You may remember from science class (all those years ago) that when water freezes it expands. Therefore if you have lots of water (and not much antifreeze) in your cooling system if/when it freezes it can do damage to...

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