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Parents have a legal duty to ensure the safety of their infant when they are driving the vehicle. Many persons are of the opinion that holding the baby in the arms of an adult is enough safety. After all, the adult will hold the baby well and will ensure that any jerk or a bump does not affect the baby at all.
Well, road safety has to be assessed from the point of view of accidents and crashes. Why don’t you hold a cup of coffee in your hand and ask your partner to swerve wildly as if he or she is avoiding another vehicle. You will find that the coffee spills over and you may even lose control of the cup in that split second of sudden movement.
Well, how do you think your baby is going to survive the accident if you are going to hold it in your hands? Let us presume that you do your best to keep hold of the baby even when an accident takes place. What about the seat belt?
The seat belt will restrain you from being pulled forward into the windshield or into the front seat. However, what about the baby?
This is the reason why special seats are manufactured for babies when they are being transported in an automobile. If you do not go in for these seats, you will be taking a huge risk with the health of your child. If you have any doubts just log on to the internet and check out related statistics. This will give you clear idea of how serious the problem is.