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Children, Car Seats, Parental Responsibility and the Law - Laura Johnson, 1 Chancery Lane

20/05/13. Choosing car seats is an agonising and expensive process for parents. Group 0? Group 0+? Straight to a Group 2 or via Group1? Rearward facing to age 4 or forward facing from age 1? It is confusing, stressful and wrapped up with heavy societal pressure to be a "good parent". Like seatbelts and cycle helmets the courts have now had to turn their minds to a case that considers a parent's liability when a child is injured in an accident caused by a third party driver, but whose injuries probably would have been reduced had she been placed in a different type of seat...

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