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IS IT SAFE TO GET A SECOND-HAND CAR SEAT?

Every child must travel in the appropriate child car seat until that child reaches 135cm in height, after which they are eligible to use just an adult seat belt. Using an adult seat belt before a child is sufficiently developed may put them at higher risk of internal injury, particularly if the belt does not fit properly across the pelvis.

Snapkis offers a range of car seats designed for children from birth till 36kg (approx. 11 years).

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WHAT IS ISOFIX?

ISOFIX car seats have two arms or connectors on the back of the seat that hook, or anchor onto small metal bars fixed to the frame of your vehicle. You will find the points where the back seat meets the seat cushion. By pushing the seat backwards onto these anchor points, the seat locks directly onto the frame of your vehicle.

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CAR SEAT SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS

ISOFIX car seats have two arms or connectors on the back of the seat that hook, or anchor onto small metal bars fixed to the frame of your vehicle. You will find the points where the back seat meets the seat cushion. By pushing the seat backwards onto these anchor points, the seat locks directly onto the frame of your vehicle.

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CAR SEATS BUYING GUIDE

It is impossible to know for certain if a used car seat has been in an accident. Relying on a seller’s word is too much of a risk to take and the one item you should never take this gamble on is a child’s car seat.

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