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Volvo Takes the Next Step in Child Safety with Improved Rear-Facing Seats

Does your toddler sit in a rear-facing car seat, or a front-facing seat? If you have already flipped your rear-facing seat forward, what were your reasons why?

For many parents, the answers are:

  • Wanted to be able to see child, make eye-contact
  • Child was uncomfortable -- not enough legroom, too hot
  • Child outgrew the weight or height limits of the seat
  • Didn't think rear-facing seats were necessary after infant stage

A 2007 study in the journal Injury Prevention found that children under two years of age were nearly twice as likely to be seriously injured when riding in a front-facing…

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