Study: Car seats safer in center

LOS ANGELES But placing a car seat on the side seat in the back is not as good as positioning it in the middle.

In a study of car crash data, researchers found kids under three were 43 percent less likely to be injured when their seat was fastened in the center back seat rather than on the sides.

While the center seat is the least popular among parents, researchers write it's the best place to protect children from side crashes.


Click here for more headlines from ABC7 Eyewitness News

Copyright © 2020 KABC-TV. All Rights Reserved.