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Originally Posted by Adventuredad View Post
Our research show clearly that drivers are far more distracted when children are in the back seat. Which is partly why we use the front seat extensively in Sweden for children of all ages. I know that most airbags can not be deactivated in US, like in Europe, but this doesn't change the fact that the front seat is an excellent place for a child as long as airbag is not active. People in US believe front seat is a death trap, regardless of airbag active or not, when it actually offer great safety. This has been proven by research and real life experience many years ago. Again, airbag must be deactivated.
This is HUGE, I know my kids are ALWAYS happier in the front seat, and I don't drive with them because even just glancing in the rear view mirror to see why they are screaming is very distracting.