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#1 of 3 Old 02-26-2012, 07:28 AM - Thread Starter
 
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DD has these on her Radian for side protection but someone got us a Radian for the new baby due in May and it does not have those. How much do they matter?


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Short answer:  we don't know.  There's no evidence proving that they matter at all.  We know that the safest thing to do is to rear-face to the limits of the seat, and that rear-facing provides substantial side impact protection in any seat.


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OK we do ERF anyway DD is still RF in hers and she's 28 m/o. Thanks!


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