When you consider the average speed that you drive at and compare that to the 30-50km/h speed that car seats are crashed at to pass EU Regulations and be sold legally then it is not surprising that additional crash tests that use higher speeds and look at additional measures such as forces on the neck etc. give you a better indication of the safety of a car seat.
Garda Car Seat Safety Initiative (Operation Paisti) is an awareness campaign devised by Sergeant Dermot O'Connell of Killarney Garda Station. The aim of the campaign is to address the serious lack of awareness among motorists about how to restrain children correctly and safely in vehicles.
Choosing your Extended Rear Facing car (ERF) seat: 18kg v 25kg
This blog will summarise the main points of the features/differences between the 18kg and the 25kg Extended Rear Facing (ERF) car seats for your next stage rear facing car seat (after the infant carrier/baby car seat is outgrown).