Car Seat Support — Are airbags safe for children?

Are airbags safe for children?

Posted by Julie Monson on

Airbags can be seriously dangerous for children under 12 years if they sit in the front seat. Their musculoskeletal systems are still developing, and their head is larger than an adult's in relation to their body size. So it's harder for children to brace themselves in even a gentle collision as they don’t have the strength to do so. This means that they face a greater risk of the blunt force of the bag as it deploys.

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