Why is Rear Facing the Safest Way to Travel?

So, why use a rear facing car seat? In short, because it’s proven to be the safest way to travel in the event of a crash. Of course, we can have any multitude of crash types, but, typically the most catastrophic would be a frontal collision. With a forward-facing seat that uses a harness in […]

Annual Axkid Car Seat Safety Conference Trip

We were extremely lucky to be included in a select group of retailers to be invited to World of Volvo in Gothenburg, Sweden, on behalf of Axkid, for the inauguration of their Annual Safety Conference (April 2024). The main purpose of the conference was to discuss child car seat safety, along with Swedish car seat […]

Tommy Pettersson and the Journey of the Swedish Plus Test

Tommy is a Senior Advisor, now on a consultancy/ part-time basis for VTI (the Swedish Transportation Authority). Tommy has been at VTI since 1984, working in the Swedish car seat facility, where he headed up the crash element from 2004 to 2020, when he ‘retired’. Tommy has been influential Worldwide in focus groups pertaining to […]

Introducing the BeSafe Beyond Modular Car Seat System

We are delighted to be able to give a greater level of information on the BeSafe Beyond modular car seat system, launching Summer 2024. The Beyond will allow you to have a solution from birth with the infant carrier, right through to the age of around 6 or 7 with the next stage attachment. Many […]

BeSafe Beyond Question & Answer Session

When I found out that I was going to have a fleeting visit from our BeSafe rep, and that she would have a Beyond System with her, I asked the community on Car Seat Advice UK if they had any questions they’d like me to answer on the product. I’ve listed the questions that I […]

Learn More About Little Peas

Here at Little Peas, we’ve built our business based on our high standard and commitment to customer service and satisfaction – it’s been that way since we started trading, over 15 years ago.  Before you buy, you can be absolutely guaranteed to find a zero-pressure approach by any of our team, and we will endeavour […]

Why Buy Your Car Seat from Little Peas

Little Peas Car Seat Centre

When you buy your car seat from Little Peas, you can rest assured that you are buying from one of the most committed and knowledgeable independent retailers in the UK. We’ve been trading now for 15 years, and, being one of the first UK retailers to understand, endorse and embrace Extended Rear Facing Car Seats, […]

Tethers In an Extended Rear Facing Car Seat

Car Seat Tethers - Extended Rear Facing Car Seats

One of the most common questions asked when talking about extended rear-facing (ERF) car seats relates to car seat tethers or tethering car seats; and sometimes even just: “what is a car seat tether?”. In short, a car seat tether is a way of attaching one object to another, and, in the installation of ERF […]

Introducing the Axkid Minikid 4

Axkid Minikid 4

The Axkid Minikid 4 is the latest Extended Rear Facing child car seat from Axkid, and supersedes the Minikid 3. The Minikid 4 is a seat that’s suitable from around 9 months until approximately 6-7 years old (61cm to 125cm). The seat is not only tested to the latest regulation, R129, but also has passed […]

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