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Get your car ready for Winter!
Nov05

Get your car ready for Winter!

The annual Winter Ready campaign by the National Emergency Co-ordination Committee will be launched this Wednesday 6 November so we have some tips for getting 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...

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What’s new in Child Car Seats in Autumn 2019
Sep23

What’s new in Child Car Seats in Autumn 2019

Is it time to upgrade your child’s car seat? Suzanne Keane previews what new for Autumn 2019 Axkid are well known for their innovative rear-facing seats with coveted Swedish Plus testing but parents of older children who have outgrown their Minikid will be delighted to hear about the new Axkid Bigkid. This high back booster offers the same level of quality as you’d expect from any Axkid product and has 3 recline positions but is...

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Review: Axkid Modukid i-Size (2019)
Sep09

Review: Axkid Modukid i-Size (2019)

Suzanne Keane puts the new Axkid Modukid i-Size (2019) to the test What is it? Axkid are well known as the heavy hitters when it comes to child seat safety. Founded in Sweden 10 years ago their focus is on child safety and promotion of extended rear facing seats for families. The Axkid Minikid (review here) is one of the most popular extended rear facing seats on the market so the all new Axkid Modukid i-Size has high standards to...

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Warning Lights
Jul25

Warning Lights

Those pesky little lights that appear on the dashboard….. sometimes with a warning beep…. What exactly do they mean? This week Suzanne Keane guides you through the minefield that is a modern vehicle…. We’ve all seen them, usually just for fuel, water and possible a service light – But what about if something different appears on your dashboard? Obviously the first thing to do is pull over and check your...

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Review: The Nachfolger HY5 Car Seat
Jun28

Review: The Nachfolger HY5 Car Seat

Suzanne Keane checks out the new inflatable Nachfolger HY5 TT car seat What is it? If you’re heading off on holidays soon the thoughts of dragging child car seats through the airport can be extremely off-putting – and you really can’t trust the type or condition of seats provided with rental cars! Even though it’s not strictly necessary to have a child seat on a plane for children of any age that doesn’t mean it’s safe for them to use...

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