Police issue child car seat warning to Sheffield drivers 

South Yorkshire Police issued this photograph to serve as a warning to Sheffield motorists
South Yorkshire Police issued this photograph to serve as a warning to Sheffield motorists

A police warning has been given to motorists in Sheffield after a woman was caught travelling in the back of a car with a child on her knee instead of in a seat.

Police office officers spotted the child sat on a passenger’s knee in a car travelling in Darnall and pulled the vehicle over.

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The driver was issued with a fixed penalty notice for the child not being properly restrained in an approved car seat.

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In a statement the force said: “Any type of heavy braking could result in catastrophic injuries’.

“Why would you take such a risk with your child’s life?”

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