One more good reason to send the kids to grandma's for the weekend! A study published in Pediatrics found that kids are actually safer in crashes when driven by grandparents than when driven by their parents. And not just a little bit safer — taking risk factors like proper seat belt use and type of car into account, the study concluded that there's a 50 percent reduction in injury risk with grandparent drivers.
Busy parents spend an awful amount of time in the car. How much do you know about carting your kids around safely?
Children should sit in a booster seat until what age?
8 years old or 4' 9" tall
6 years old or 4' 5" tall
4 years old or 4' tall
Should pregnant women wear seat belts?
True or False: children under 12 should sit in the back seat.
How long should infants stay in a rear-facing car seat?
Until they are 1-year-old
Until they are 25 pounds
As long as possible
How many states have laws about seat belt requirements for school buses?