Smartphones blamed for rise in child road deaths


The number of children killed or seriously injured on Britain’s roads has jumped by more than a fifth in the past year, and experts say that
Reader Letters: Boy racers, TFL's tardy phone service and do we need rev counters?

Reader Letters: Boy racers and tardy phone service


Your letters this week include proof that some children are still interested in cars and a question over whether rev counters are relevant...
Products: Joie Spin 360 v Nuna Rebl — swivelling baby/child car seat twin test

Products: swivelling baby/child car seat twin test


Two child car seats that swivel to make getting your child in and out of the car easier go head-to-head.
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Booster-beaters: six leading child seats for 3 to 12-year-olds...


Balancing safety, practicality and cost to find the most suitable child's car seat is tricky for any parent, so our family of testers put six models...
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Buying Guide: Five perfect cars for new parents


After the birth of your first child, identifying a suitable car to convey the precious bundle to check-ups, grandparents and the shops should be easy:...
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Where to next, kids? The high octane life of the 16-hour-a-week...


With today's parents expected to ferry their children to school, parties, clubs and sporting events, it's no wonder they are clocking up more hours...
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News: UK steps closer to ban on smoking in cars carrying...


The government has explained how the forthcoming law banning smoking in cars carrying a child under the age of 18 would work in new draft legislation...
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News: I-spy a really unpopular question: Are we nearly...


AN iPhone may be among youngsters’ top 10 must-have gadgets but the age-old, and technically simpler, game of I-Spy has emerged as their favourite...
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Your used car buying problems solved


What’s the safest supermini I could buy for my daughter? The car should also be practical, stylish enough that she won’t refuse to drive it