4 out of 5 child car seats are incorrectly fitted in cars nationwide.
That’s according to the Road Safety Authority who urging parents, grandparents and guardians alike to check that all cars seats are fitted correctly and apply to European standard.
The RSA are offering a ‘Check it Fits’ service across the country with workshops in Sligo and Donegal.
The first North West event take places in St.Stephens street car park in Sligo Town next Thursday. The roadshow will then visit Glancy’s SuperValu in Carrick on Shannon on Friday.
The next event takes place in South Donegal on the 28th of February at Kavanaghs Supervalu in Donegal shopping centre will all events taking place from 10am until 5.30pm.
Aisling Sloyan, Senior Road Safety Officer with the RSA outlines the risks of a unsafe care seat and what to keep in mind when buying or installing child safety equipment: