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The Right Place for Children

Children in booster seats - by safercar.gov

Back Seat is the Right Seat

Placing children in back instead of the front reduces injury risk by 64 percent for young children (infants to 8 years old).

It reduces the risk of injury by 31 percent for children between 9 and 12 years.

Remember, children in the front seat, particularly infants in rear-facing child restraints, may be at risk of serious injury or death if the front airbag is activated and inflated.

Side Airbags

The risk of injury from a side airbag in the rear seats is extremely low as long as children are properly restrained and positioned.

Children should avoid leaning against doors because the initial deployment force of a side airbag. It may be harmful.

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Source: safercar.gov

 

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