Children at risk from poorly fitted car seats - full report

There's alarming evidence about how safe children are in our cars.

A spot check by safety experts in the East Midlands found that more than a third of child seats weren't fitted properly or were incorrect.

Safety teams found the worrying evidence today while they worked on a campaign in Leicestershire to cut down on children being killed or seriously hurt. Chris Halpin reports.


Car child seat safety shocker

Recent spot checks of child car seats by road safety experts in Leicestershire found problems in half the vehicles they saw. This week a series of clinics are taking place to help drivers strap their youngsters in correctly.