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I have some questions about the safest seating arrangement in a minivan. We have a 96 dodge caravan and 1 child. The van has the 3 seat bench in the back and 2 seat bench in the middle. For right now dd is in the middle seat in the 2nd row, RF.<br>
When we have another child I am planning to put dd, still RF, in the middle in the 3rd row and then the baby, obviously RF, in the middle in the 2nd row. Is that the best way? From what I've read being in the middle is best, it just doesn't seem like there is much space between the 3rd row seats and the back of the van.<br>
Also, if we have 3 children then I would put the youngest ff child in the middle of the 2nd row because that seat has a shoulder belt and ff is more vulnerable, right?<br>
The 3rd row middle seat only has the lap belt. Is there any point at which I should put an older ff child in that seat instead of a rf child? For instance if the older child is 14 and no longer uses a car seat? I'm just not sure about the outboard seat with the shoulder belt versus the middle seat with lap belt only. The middle seat in the 3rd row doesn't have a head rest either.<br>
Thanks,<br>
Joy
 

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