The easiest solution is to place children under 12 in the rear seat, as recommended since November, 1996, by the federal government. Unfortunately, this is a band-aid fix because the rear seat poses serious restraint fit problems for small occupants. Besides, many vehicles do not contain a rear seat. Also, some parents or caregivers have more […]
During a frontal impact, front airbags deploy at speeds approaching 225 mph; in less time than it takes to blink an eye. The majority of all crash speeds are below a 20 mph Delta Velocity. Therefore, since airbag deployment thresholds are 8-12 mph Delta Velocity, there are far too many unnecessary deployments.
Child Seat Maintenance I wish I could guarantee that you and your family members would never be seriously injured or killed in a vehicle accident. However, no one can make that guarantee. One way you can protect yourself and your family is to make certain that your safety systems are in proper working order each […]
ASK THE VEHICLE SAFETY LAWYER – Growing out of the Child Seat This question has been hotly debated for years because parents and caregivers were given conflicting information. Some people said age was the determining factor. Others said height. Still, others said weight. THE CORRECT ANSWER IS WEIGHT.
ASK THE VEHICLE SAFETY LAWYER – Children & Airbags This is a very intelligent question because you obviously realize that if your vehicle has front airbags, than the safest place for your children that are under age 12 is in the rear seat.
ASK THE VEHICLE SAFETY LAWYER – Recommendations for Young Drivers on how to buy the safer cars without spending too much. This is the most frequently asked question I receive. If finances weren’t an issue, I’d suggest that you buy a Volvo XC 90, a Mercedes Benz S 500, or a BMW 750. However, I know the […]