A LITTLE-noticed sign on the Ford stand at the motor show baffled the few who stumbled across it. It was little more than a vertical measuring stick with a big red line at 135cm (4ft 5in).But it's a measurement set to strike fear into parents' hearts when an important new piece of legislation, born in Europe, becomes law.
Can This Safety Law Ever Be Enforced? ; New Child-Seat Regulations Aim to Save Lives - but Will Be a Nightmare for Parents
From 18 September you won't be allowed to carry any child that doesn't come up to the magic mark unless they're in an approved safety seat.Offenders can be hit with a Pounds 30 fixed penalty or a Pounds 500 fine if the case goes to court.And it has the potential to wreak havoc. Like most parents, we've got booster seats for each of our two sixan...