Child Car Safety Tips
If you have children, you know that driving with them can make you worried and frustrated. However, by following these child car safety tips listed below, you can improve the safety of your children and become more comfortable behind the wheel.
First off, you should never put children in the front seat. Even if you want to talk to them to keep you company, it’s better to stay safe. The airbags simply in the front seat aren’t made for children and are unsafe in the event of an accident.
If your children are young and mischievous, make sure there are child locks in place in your car. This will prevent them from opening the door while you’re driving.
Even more dangerous than driving with your child in the front seat is driving with them on your lap. Clearly, you can’t control the vehicle as well, and put your child in grave danger if you get into a collision.
Finally, the easiest and most important thing you can do is ensure your children have their seatbelts on at all times. Also, make sure the belt is put on properly and is not choking the child or is too loose.
Patrick Britton – Guest Blogger