The changes in law to child booster seats came into effect last month.
So what is the new law? Here are the facts;
What the experts say
The experts say that booster seats do not offer protection in crashes. All a booster seat does is put the lap belt into the correct position and offers no protection to the head and body. High backed seats protect the head in a crash and shoulder protection keeps the child in the right position.
Children should progress from a 9-18kg group one seat with a harness into a high-backed seat until they are 150cm.
Some simple rules to follow when buying a new car seat are;
What will happen if I break the law?
If parents are caught travelling with their child in the car without the correct booster for their age, height and weight, they could face a fine of between £100 to £500.
Remember it is always the responsibility of the driver for children being in car seats while travelling.