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The following factors must be considered in detail when assessing the safety of your infant or child in the automobile.
Which direction is your child facing?
Young kids may enjoy the idea of staring out of the front of the vehicle. However, do you think this rule applies to infants? Not necessarily. An infant would be more interested in the company of his or her family members than the sights and sounds of the world outside the vehicle.
In such a scenario, going in for a seat that faces the back of the vehicle instead of the front is a great way of ensuring the safety of the child. The combination of the seat and the harness will ensure that the child is always secured at all times. The child will be pushed back into the seat every time the vehicle moves forward.
In the event of sudden accident or crash, the vehicle will come to a sudden jerk and everybody will be thrown forward. However, the baby will not be thrown forward because it doesn’t facing the back of the vehicle. Rather, it will be pushed into the seat.
Whether the seats have been installed properly
The safety of the child is completely dependent on how well the seats have been installed. If the seat comes lose, it will be propelled into the windshield when the car comes to a sudden halt. Employ professionals to install the seats. Failing that, you should make use of internet and other resources to install the seats in the best manner possible. Play it safe and double check to ensure the safety of your child.