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

26th April 2021 update During lockdown, Go Girl and other members of The ABI (Association of British Insurers) pledged to offer enhanced help and support to all customers who may be affected by the impact of Coronavirus (Covid-19). As lockdown restrictions change, these temporary pledges will come to an end on the 30th April 2021. Key changes … 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

14/09/2021 Update As of 2nd August 2021, you don’t need a green card if you are driving in most European countries – this includes Ireland, Andorra, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Serbia, and Switzerland. You may need to carry a green card to drive in other European countries, including: Albania, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Moldova, Russia, … 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

Best Cars for Dogs: What Owners Should Consider

If your dog could drive, what sort of car would they choose? Just like you, they need a car that meets all of their needs. And while their needs probably aren’t as complicated as yours, if you intend to drive with your dog, this is something you’ll have to think about when choosing your car. … Read more