• Why Your Toddler Should Stay in the Back Seat

    My three-year-old always asks when he can start riding on the front passenger seat of the car. Is it safe at this age?
  • According to the report Car Seat Safety: Buckling Up Isn’t Always Enough written by Michael Sachs, M.D., a pediatrician at the University of California in Los Angeles, children should ride in the back seat until they are at least 12 years old – whether or not there is a passenger air bag in front. Sitting in the front seat reduces passenger protection by as much as 27 percent – nearly a third!

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