Child car seat warning given

Protect your child properly in the car – that’s Derby and Derbyshire Road Safety Partnership’s message to parents following news that 78 per cent of child car seats failed during recent safety checks.

Partnership chairman Mike Ashworth said: “Seats must be fitted properly to offer maximum protection.

“It’s vital that motorists who travel with youngsters understand the importance of choosing the right seat and fitting it correctly.

“Drivers can contact us for a free guide to choosing and fitting child car seats.”

For a free guide contact Vanessa Ball from Derbyshire County Council on 01629 538060 or email