Honda Accord: All Children Should Sit in a Back Seat - Protecting Children - General Guidelines - Driver and Passenger Safety - Honda Accord 2008-2012 Owner's ManualHonda Accord: All Children Should Sit in a Back Seat

According to crash statistics, children of all ages and sizes are safer when they are restrained in a back seat.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Transport Canada recommend that all children age 12 and under be properly restrained in a back seat. Some states have laws restricting where children may ride.

Children who ride in back are less likely to be injured by striking interior vehicle parts during a collision or hard braking. Also, children cannot be injured by an inflating front airbag when they ride in the back.

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