Ottawa Accident: Rear Facing Car Seats for Toddlers

Ottawa Lawyer: When my kids were babies, I could not wait until they reached 20 pounds so I could switch them into the front facing car seat.  I felt it was easier to keep an eye on them since I was always convinced that they might be choking or otherwise in danger.

For both my boys, that was well before their first birthdays.  Today there is a movement a foot to have the regulations changed to ensure toddlers face the rear for much longer than is currently required.

I was skeptical until I saw this Swedish public service video on You Tube:

Why wouldn’t we err on the side of caution and keep our toddlers as safe as technology permits?

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