Question asked by Catherine Bearder (ALDE)
Subject: Child car seat safety
One of my constituents found the experience of hiring a car seat for a child in Spain and Portugal both unsafe and unsatisfactory. The constituent was unsure who to contact. EU rules state that seat belts must be used in all motorised vehicles, with children over 1.35 metres using an adult seat belt and those under 1.35 metres using appropriate equipment for their size and weight.
Can the Commission confirm how well EU Directive 91/671/EEC is being implemented by the Member States?
Can the Commission also confirm whether it is aware that standards may differ between private cars and those on the rental market?
Corrigendum: The correct answer to last week's Parliamentary Question on "Ecopatente" can be found here: We apologize for the inconvenience.
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