The right place for children

otherwise, they could endange themselves and/or other persons by opening the doors, Do not leave children unattended in the vehicle; otherwise, they could endange themselves and/or other persons by opening the doors, for example.

Children should always sit in the rearAccident research has shown that the safest place for children is on the rear seat.

5 ft/150 cm may be transported only in the rear in suitable child restraint systems Children under the age of 13 or smaller than 5 ft/150 cm may be transported only in the rear in suitable child restraint systems appropriate for their age, weight and size. Otherwise, there is an increased risk of injury in the event of an accident.

Children 13 years of age or older must be buckled in with a safety belt as soon as there no longer is any child restraint system that is appropriate for their age, size and weight.

Should it be necessary to use a child restraint system on the front passenger seat, Children in the front passenger seat Should it be necessary to use a child restraint system on the front passenger seat, the front and side airbags for the front passenger must be deactivated. Otherwise, a child traveling on that seat will face a significant risk of injury if the airbags are triggered off, even with a child restraint system.

For more information on automatic deactivation of the front passenger airbags .

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