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Top Tether: an essential part of the ISOFIX system for car seat safety

May 24, 2013 |

A Top Tether is the third anchorage point in an ISOFIX (or LATCH) connection system for a child’s car seat. This belt is secured to an anchorage point in the vehicle, Read More

Car seat safety still not simple enough for parents, says Euro NCAP

May 24, 2013 |

Euro NCAP’s secretary-general Michiel van Ratingen has described the current ISOFIX situation as “far from ideal” for parents. Although most five-star cars from 2009 Read More

Car seat safety suffers as half of all families forget the Top Tether

May 16, 2013 | 5

A car seat safety survey has revealed around half of families fail to fit child seats adequately, forgetting to tether the top. The Top Tether prevents the seat rotating forwards Read More

Swedes save more lives with policy of keeping kids in rear-facing car seats for longer

April 3, 2013 | 7

Accident research figures from Sweden confirm the country’s policy of keeping children in rear-facing car seats for longer is continuing to save lives. While German Read More

Volvo’s child safety expert explains car safety for new babies and parents

April 3, 2013 |

Lotta Jakobsson is one of the most respected names in car safety. A senior safety specialist at Volvo and a professor at Chalmers University in Sweden, Read More

Has Volvo created the safest small car yet for families?

November 6, 2012 |

For people who want the reassurance of a large, traditional Volvo in a smaller, more modern package, the V40 hatchback could be ideal. A good-looking car Read More