Frequent question: Should car seat go behind driver or passenger UK?

Do you put carseat behind driver or passenger?

The car seat should always be installed in the back seat. That is the safest spot for your baby. If you can, put the car seat in the center seat. If not, it is fine behind either the driver or passenger side.

Should carseats be in the front or back?

It is safer for your children to travel in the rear seats than the front. … NEVER put a rearward-facing baby seat in the front if there is an active passenger airbag. It is illegal and dangerous to do so, because if the airbag goes off, it will hit the baby seat and fling it forward with considerable force.

Where is the safest place to put a carseat in the backseat?

Placing the car seat in the wrong spot

The safest place for your child’s car seat is in the back seat, away from active air bags. If the car seat is placed in the front seat and the air bag inflates, it could hit the back of a rear-facing car seat — right where the child’s head is — and cause a serious or fatal injury.

Can you put car seats in the back of a 7 seater UK?

It’s now a legal requirement in the UK that children up to the age of 12 years old or 135 centimetres tall, whichever comes first, sit in a child seat. … Here is a list of our top 10 cars that provide the space for three child car seats on the back seat (middle row of a 7-seater vehicle).

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