Kids’ car safety clocks up concerns as campaign finds lack of awareness

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SATURDAY shoppers strapped in for a lesson on in-car child safety as experts offered free checks on their children’s car seats.

Organised by South Ayrshire Council in partnership with the Scottish Good Egg Guide, the safety campaign – designed to raise awareness of the dangers children face when travelling in cars – rolled into Asda in Ayr on Saturday.

It follows a national campaign in 2011 which found 48 percent of the child seats checked in Scotland were either incorrectly fitted or were incompatible with the vehicle or the child.

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