It's essential to make sure your little one is safe and secure when you're on the road. Not only that, but it's important to remember that it's a legal requirement for children under 12 (or 135cm in height) to have an appropriate child seat.
Fortunately here at Halfords we stock a wide range of child seats, and our trained and approved staff can even fit them for you.
If you're unsure what child seat is best for you, then make sure to take a look at our handy child seat buyers guide.
It's important to know what's legal when considering buying a booster seat. With child or baby car seats there's often a lot more information as to the options available.
With booster seats, they're ideal for a child that still isn't fully grown enough for a standard car seat. If you're unsure as to what a booster seat is, or even if you need one, then check out our handy guide.
When Jack Frost starts to pay his morning visits to your car leaving his signature glaze across your wind screen, it's good to be prepared with the equipment to tackle it. Our range of ice scrapers, squeegees and demister pads will have your car kitted out with the essentials and your windscreen super clear ready for your drive in no time.
Snow chains and socks keep you on the move when snow decides to take over the roads. Snow chains are great for heavy and prolonged snowfalls, as they give you traction on ice, snow and slush and they keep you safe and secure in difficult driving conditions. Snow socks are not the cute pair of Christmas socks that you receive every year, but a practical set of socks for your tyres to keep you safe during short snowfalls. Snow socks are quick and easy to put on and take off.
Snow shovels are a must-have during winter and you will be thankful for having thought of it when it looks like an avalanche just ate up your car while parked. Get ready for winter with more than hot chocolate, marshmallows and a Christmas carols cd and make sure you won't get snowed in. Enjoy the nice things about winter and be prepared for any eventuality.
Trailers are a great way to carry bulky and heavy luggage that just won't fit in your car boot. It is also a fab way of increasing the amount of luggage you can take away with you on holiday and camping trips. Load up and enjoy the trip, but first check out the accessories range to make sure you've got a great trailer cover, light board and spare wheel. Now you're ready to hit the road!
The pet travel range offers you a variety of kit to make those car trips better and comfier for your best friend. Kit out your car and make sure it is a safe and comfortable place for your awesome pet to travel in. You can even opt for a hammock, which is not just incredibly comfy, but it will also protect your seats when those fun trips to the river get extra muddy. From food and water travel sets to seat bridges, you can find everything you need to make road trips comfy for your friend.
Breathalysers protect you from doing silly things like drinking over the limit and driving. The consequences for drink driving - for you and others - are something to fear, so it's always better to be on the safe side and check before jumping in the car. The breathalyser gadgets are small and easy to carry around, without being cumbersome, and we've also got plenty of refill blow tubes in case you run out. Remember, safety first - it only takes seconds to check if it's driving time or taxi time after a night of fun.
Learning to drive can be a daunting and exciting experience at the same time. You will need all the help you can get to go through this and the learning to drive range is here to help. Stock up on theory test books, DVDs, Highway Code books and L plates to make sure you've got everything you need to ace that exam. This range is a one stop learning to drive shop. Good luck!
Are you driving through one of those countries where they drive on the right? Well apart from making sure you don't drive the wrong way round the roundabouts, the next essential thing is to get yourself some car headlamp converters to ensure your lights are facing the way you need them to be. They're a doddle to pop on and prevent you from dazzling other road users. Just don't forget to take them off when you do venture back to British shores!
Off on your jollies? Well hold the phone there, you don't want to be heading off to faraway places without those travel essentials. From pillows to travel adaptors as well as car kettles and wallets, there's everything you could possibly think of and need while out and about right here at Halfords.