Child car seat clinics this week in Leicestershire & Rutland

A series of child car seat clinics are being held across Leicestershire and Rutland this week to highlight the dangers of improperly fitted seats.

It's after previous sessions in the county found up to half of all vehicles spot checked had problems.

Today around 50 motorists were given free advice at Beaumont Leys Shopping centre, with three more events planned this week on:

  • Tuesday 4th June, Asda Barkby Thorpe Lane, Thurmaston 10am-4pm
  • Wednesday 5th June, Tesco, South Street Oakham, 9:30am-12:00
  • Wednesday 5th June, Brooke Priory School, Oakham, 2.30pm-3.30pm

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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.