|Originally Posted by LionTigerBear View Post
Those European countries have lower birth rates, so less children in the population than in the US. That's at least part of why fewer kids die in car accidents there, there are fewer kids.
|Plus if you look at the link that was posted with fatalities per 100,000 in population the US is roughly in the middle of the pack. There were several countries with higher fatalities per 100,000.|
The lower birthrate does not account for the whole difference or even close.
What agument I guess I keep coming back to is how far you are willing to go?
People say they will not take ever a million in one chance but you are still putting your child at risk putting them in a car.
People are appalled that not everyone is using a britex, it only cost pennies a day in the long run, right? Well guess what some people really can't afford a $300. carseat. Some people also cannot nix a certain model of car because they can't fit the rear facing britex behind the passenger seat.
If you want to post statistics about car safety I think that is great. It is the judgement that seems to be coming with it that is bothering me.