Grandparents are in the know...
Grandparents are in the know when it comes to in car safety for kids
Grandchildren are in good hands when their grandparents are behind the wheel. Research released today by mifold, the Grab-and-Go child restraint, has found that nearly 80 per cent of grandparents claim to be clear about the rules and regulations concerning child car seats, with 38 per cent being very or extremely clear.
Not only do grandparents know the law but they also haven't flouted it - nearly 80 per cent of grandparents say they haven't broken child car seat regulations.
This is in stark contrast to parents - with only 44 per cent of parents admitting they are clear on the rules and regulations of travelling with kids in road vehicles. Furthermore, over a quarter of parents fear they have inadvertently broken regulations relating to travelling with children in vehicles and 54 per cent worry they might in the future and not know it.
The survey of a representative sample of grandparents found that they are hands on - with nearly three quarters (72 per cent) driving their grandchildren more than one to two times per week and over 40 per cent driving them more than twice per week.
Jon Sumroy, who invented mifold, said: We're pleased to see that grandparents feel confident with car seat rules and regulations as road accidents account for a large number of deaths of young children each year. mifold has become very popular for grandparents cars, accounting for 45 per cent of our sales around the world.
To find out more about mifold, the ultra-compact and highly portable child restraint, visit: www.askformifold.com.
mifold is available from boots.com, John Lewis, Amazon.co.uk and other selected retailers for £49.95. Visit www.askformifold.com
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