Classic Car MOT Rules and Requirements 2020

Do you drive a classic car? If so, are you aware that the MOT regulations for classic cars recently changed? This is your essential guide to the new classic car MOT rules and requirements for 2020 and beyond. Don’t worry – if you drive a classic car, the rules changed for the better! What is … Read more

Hospital Car Seat Policy: Leaving Hospital with a Newborn

When your baby’s first born, you’ll have a lot on your mind. It’s easy to overlook certain things – such as how you’ll get your newborn home from the hospital! You can’t just carry them home, and obviously they can’t just sit next to you in a car or taxi. When leaving hospital with a … Read more

When Does a Child Not Need a Car Seat?

There are almost no circumstances in which a child does not need a car seat. The law is crystal clear: If a child is travelling in any car, they must sit in an appropriate car seat or booster seat until they turn 12, OR until they reach 135cm in height – whichever comes first. This … Read more

Coronavirus (COVID-19) update

We appreciate that this is a very worrying time and people are looking for the most up to date information possible on the Coronavirus, COVID-19. In these unprecedented times we will do our very best to support our customers in as normal a way as possible.  Almost all of our staff are now working remotely … Read more

When to Take the Newborn Insert Out of the Car Seat

What is a car seat newborn insert Group 0 and Group 0+ car seats are designed to keep babies safe in the car from birth until they’re approximately 15 months old. They’re rearward-facing baby seats, but it’s also possible to buy combination seats that can be shifted to a forward-facing position as your baby gets … Read more

Brexit Update – Driving Abroad

14/12/20 UPDATE: As of 1st January 2021, there will be a requirement that you hold a physical ‘Green Card’ should you wish to drive your vehicle in the EU. Following the agreement that Green Cards can be printed in black and white, Go Girl can produce these in a PDF format to be sent electronically to drivers who … Read more

How To Get Stains and Smells Out of Car Seats

All car owners will have to do a deep clean of their car now and then. But if you’re a parent, then you’ll have to take extra special care when cleaning your car. Not only will you have more lasting and profound stains and smells to deal with, you’ll also have to ensure that any … Read more

What to do if Your Baby Hates & Cries in Their Car Seat

Does your baby hate their car seat? Do they cry every time you strap them in? You’re not alone. Kids these days – they don’t know what’s good for them! Car seats and booster seats are certainly good for kids. Indeed, they’re a legal requirement, and they can make the difference between life and death. … Read more

Car tires on winter road covered with snow
Winter Driving Tips: This Winter’s Going to be a Bad One

Reports indicate that the UK could be facing the coldest winter in 70 years. We’re looking at temperatures below freezing with predictions of blankets of snow in some places. It’s the Beast from the East Part II, with frosts, snowfall, and nasty wind chill. And the colder the weather, the more dangerous the roads. Low … Read more

Fuel pump at petrol station
How to Look After Children and Babies When Paying for Petrol

Is it Illegal to Leave a Child Alone in a Car? Is it illegal to leave a child alone in the car – even if you know you’ll only be gone for a few minutes? According to UK law, it’s an offence to leave a child alone if it places them at risk. And this … Read more