Rear seat passengers should buckle up if they want to stay safe. Unrestrained rear seat occupants, i.e., folks riding in the back seat of a car who are not wearing seat belts, are 8 times as likely to be seriously injured in a car accident as are seat-belted, rear seat occupants, according to research by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Myth 1: You are safe in the back seat without a belt. Wrong! Among rear seat occupants, seat belt use can reduce the risk for death by 60%. Myth 2: Buckled drivers are safe even if their passengers are not wearing belts. Wrong! Multiple studies show the increased risk of death for those wearing seat belts when people in the back seat are not.
Improvements to the front seat include lap and shoulder belts with advanced features that reduce forces experienced in a crash and that minimize slack from the belt — few rear seat belts . seat-back. A child of this height, should be tall enough to use the lap/shoulder belt without a booster. When Can a Larger Child Sit in Front The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recommends that all children ages 12 and under be properly restrained in the back seat. The back seat is the safest place for a child of any age or size.
wearing a seat belt if they’re 12 or 13 years old, or younger and over cm tall You can be fined up to £ if a child under 14 isn’t in the correct car seat or wearing a seat belt while. Move seat back as far as possible (at least 10 inches between Abdomen and Air Bag) Deployed Air Bags save maternal lives. Safe in pregnancy given enough distance between Air Bag and Abdomen; Schiff () Obstet Gynecol (1): [PubMed] Seat Belt use is critical. Many pregnant women fail to use Seat Belts despite their protective effects.