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Do you have any safety tips on where my 12yo should sit in the car?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends on the kid
Belts came in the 50's, car seats came in the 70's.
It's hard for parents to identify with devices they never saw as children.The safest engineered position in a car is the driver, followed by back seat mid, then back seat right with rt front the most vulnerable. Sixty% of single fatality wrecks kill the front passenger. A 12yo over 4'7"&100lb could sit belted up front, if not 4'7, booster in back.

In brief: Depends on the kid
Belts came in the 50's, car seats came in the 70's.
It's hard for parents to identify with devices they never saw as children.The safest engineered position in a car is the driver, followed by back seat mid, then back seat right with rt front the most vulnerable. Sixty% of single fatality wrecks kill the front passenger. A 12yo over 4'7"&100lb could sit belted up front, if not 4'7, booster in back.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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Dr. Alexandra Jaquery
Dentistry - Cosmetic
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Back seat, seat belt
Its always safe. Comfortable.

In brief: Back seat, seat belt
Its always safe. Comfortable.
Dr. Alexandra Jaquery
Dr. Alexandra Jaquery
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