Buckle children in the middle seating position of the back seat when possible (using a lap and shoulder belt), because it is the safest position in the vehicle. Airbags can kill young children riding in the front seat. Never place a rear-facing car seat in front of an airbag.
Can you put a baby seat in the passenger seat?
A: Yes, but it is safer for children to travel in the rear seats. If your child is under 12 years old they must use an appropriate child restraint, unless they are over 135cm in height. … It is illegal to put a child in a rearward facing child car seat in the front passenger seat, if there is an active passenger airbag.
Do you put car seat behind driver or passenger?
Place the car seat in the backseat.
The safest spot for your baby is always in the backseat — preferably in the middle spot, away from passenger-side air bags. If your car doesn’t fit a car seat securely there, place the seat on either side of the backseat (or, if you drive an SUV, in the second row).
Where is the safest spot to put a car seat?
The safest place for your child’s car seat is in the back seat, away from active air bags. If the car seat is placed in the front seat and the air bag inflates, it could hit the back of a rear-facing car seat — right where the child’s head is — and cause a serious or fatal injury.
Is driver or passenger side safer?
The rear-center is perceived to be the safest, as it is furthest from side impact on either side. Statistically there is no significant difference from driver’s side vs passenger side.
Can you put two car seats next to each other?
If you can’t fit two seats right next to each other, you will have to use the two outside seats. There isn’t really a preferred side for the infant as far as crash safety is concerned. There is virtually no difference between driver’s side and passenger side in crash statistics.
Can I put a carseat in a 2 seater car?
Yes, it is legal, though not recommended. The safest place for children to be sitting is actually in the middle of the backseat, but some of us who have multiple children or, in your case, have a 2 seater car, have no choice but to put a child in the front seat. Yes, it is legal, though not recommended.
Which is the death seat in a car?
The passenger seat next to the driver of an automotive vehicle. [So called because this seat is said to be the most dangerous one in the event of an accident.]
Where should you sit in a car?
Where is the safest spot in your car for your car seat?
- Rear Middle: The Safest Spot! The safest place for your car seat is the rear middle seat due to its maximum distance from passenger-side air bags and any potential impact. …
- Rear Passenger. …
- Rear Driver. …
- Front Passenger.