Ángeles Blanco, Adela Úcar, Isabel Jiménez, Blanca Manchón and Alma Obregón were the five people interviewed for ‘Children's road safety month’. How they travel with their children or how they prepare for taking a long trip by car...Discover what they think about children's road safety!
Ángeles Blanco: “My child knows that using a child car seat is not an option but a necessity”
Ángeles Blanco is a journalist and presenter of the Telecinco news bulletin. For Blanco, the car seat is an absolutely essential item. She assures us that she always uses it, even on short trips: “the seat is always in the vehicle and my child knows that he has to keep his seat belt fastened until we turn off the car engine.”
Adela Úcar: “When we change over cars we always take the child car seat with us”
Adela Úcar is currently a reporter for ‘Cuatro al Día’ and previously worked for Discovery Networks Asia, RTVE, ETB and directed the well-known program ‘21 días’. “When you travel with children you need to make a mental note that it might take a little bit longer and you need to take the journey calmly”, she assures us.
Blanca Manchón: “I know that I could have an accident at any moment and the seat belt or child seat could save their life”
The athlete Blanca María Manchón has been a world champion on five occasions and is currently preparing for the Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020. The yachtswoman is the mother of a young child and assures us that he always travels in a suitable child restraint system. “The most serious accidents happen because we think that nothing could possibly happen if we're only popping out quickly”.
Alma Obregón: “When we have rented a car we have taken our child seats with us or we have rented one at our destination”
Alma Obregón is a pastry chef and has her own pastry-making television program and is a firm defender of children traveling in rear-facing child car seats for as long as possible. I will be transporting my children in rear-facing seats for as long as possible”.
Isabel Jiménez: “Don't take any chances when it comes to protecting your child. I have seen and reported on far too many fatal road accidents on the news bulletin”
The journalist Isabel Jiménez is beamed into our homes every day to present the latest national and international news on the Telecinco news bulletin. She has recently become a mother and confirms that before choosing a child restraint system (CRS) she completed a masters in child car seats. “There's no option B when it comes to the safety of your child”.