Rear-facing child-safety seat caution
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) is again asking pediatricians to advise parents never to place children in rear-facing child-safety seats in the front seat of vehicles equipped with passenger-side airbags.
Parents should be advised that children should be kept in a vehicle's back seat whenever possible and that children should be properly restrained in a child-safety seat or a booster seat, or with lap and shoulder belts, depending on their age and size.
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