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Why rear-facing seats are safer for young children

January 21, 2019 12:11 pm Published by

It is well documented that rear-facing seats are safer in the event of a crash – they not only offer more support for the head and neck, but also, because of the way the body is thrown back against the seat, they reduce the likelihood of injuries caused by the seat belt. The evidence is so compelling that more than 20 US states have introduced new legislation making it mandatory for all children aged under 2 to travel in rear-facing car seats. It doesn’t matter if you’re in charge of coaches, taxis, mini-buses, ambulances or any vehicle used by members of the public, the safety of your passengers is paramount. Currently, standard seating is designed for adults, but safety regulations...