What age do you haft to be to ride in the passenger seat?
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As long as your not in a car seat. But kids under 12 should sit in the back seat, because passenger airbags could cause a fatality.
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According to this link on the AMA web site there is no age restriction.. http://home.ama-cycle.org/amaccess/laws/result.asp?state=nj. Of course you do need to carefully weigh the risk. I do take my 10 year old on the back occasionally and he loves it! But I must admit that, despite being an ex mot…orcycle instructor, and having riden over 300k miles, I am nervous about it and I ride much more carefully with him there. (MORE)
Laws on age/weight requirements for front seat passengers vary bystate. However, a general rule is that front seat passengers shouldbe over the age of 12 and over 80 pounds. However, keep in mind that when driving with children, the backseat is always safer.
Myquestion is how tall do you have to be to not have to sit in a car seat. . I thought thatyou had to be 4.9 to not have a car seat or way 80 poundsto not have a car seat. that was my thought. . izlfzflhl . Okay, here's what the American Academy of Pediatrics says: http://www.aap.org/family/carse…atguide.htm The type of seat your child needs depends on several things including your child's size and the type of vehicle you have. To be sure your child is using the most appropriate seat, read on. . Type of Seat General Guideline . All infants should always ride rear-facing until they are at least 1 year of age and weigh at least 20 pounds. . Children 1 year of age and at least 20 pounds can ride forward-facing. . School-aged children should stay in a booster seat until adult belts fit correctly (usually when a child reaches about 4' 9" in height and is between 8 and 12 years of age). . Older children who have outgrown their booster seats should ride in a lap and shoulder belt in the back seat until 13 years of age . And here's what the California DMV says : . http://www.dmv.ca.gov/pubs/hdbk/seatbelts.htm#safetybelts CHILD RESTRAINT SYSTEM AND SAFETY SEATS . Any child under the age of six weighing less than 60 pounds must be secured in a federally approved child passenger restraint system and ride in the back seat of a vehicle. . A child under the age of six weighing less than 60 pounds may ride in the front seat of a vehicle when: . There is no rear seat or the rear seats are either side-facing jump seats or rear-facing seats. . The child passenger restraint system cannot be installed properly in the rear seat. . All rear seats are already occupied by children under the age of 12 years. . A medical reason requires the child to ride in the front seat. . A child may not ride in the front seat of an airbag-equipped vehicle if the child: . Is under one year of age. . Weighs less than 20 pounds. . Is riding in a rear-facing child passenger restraint system. . Children ages six and older, but less than 16, and children under age six who weigh more than 60 pounds, must be properly secured in an appropriate child passenger restraint system or safety belt which meets federal safety standards. Lastly, California Highway Patrol's website says: http://www.chp.ca.gov/community/child_safetyseat_faqs.html California's New Child Passenger Safety Law California Law will requires children to ride in the back seat in a properly secured child passenger safety restraint until they are at least 6 years old or weigh 60 pounds. Frequently Asked Questions . Why was the law revised? Children are at greater risk when riding in the front seat. A child's injury risk is reduced by 33% when moved from the front seat to the back seat. Are there exemptions? Yes, there are a few. Your child may ride in the front seat if: . Your vehicle has no rear seats. . Rear seats are side-facing jump seats. Child safety restraints must never be placed on side-facing vehicle seats. . The child restraint system cannot be properly installed in the rear seat. For example, your vehicle has lap belts only in the back seat, but there are lap and shoulder belts in the front seat. Your child is 5 and weighs 45 pounds and must ride in a booster seat. The booster seat must be used with a lap and shoulder belt; therefore your child may ride in the front seat. . Children under age 12 occupy all rear seats. . Medical reason (written by the pediatrician) requires that child not be restrained in the back seat. All children are safer in the back seat, ask another adult to ride with the child in the back. (MORE)
You only have to be 10 years of age or older and the height of 4foot 9inches. The new president, Obama has made a law that this was the right answer to all people in New York State.
I've been trying to find out the same thing for myself. I found this "Safety Tip" on Brown County's website, but it doesn't actually state whether this is a law or simply a recommendation: http://www.co.brown.wi.us/sheriff/htmls/safetytips7.html With airbags having the expansive force behin…d them that they have, this seems a reasonable precaution. As I understand it, the force of an airbag is enough to kill a small child (or even some very small adults). But what if the car (or truck) is older and doesn't have airbags? And what about those vehicles where the airbags can be turned off? If I can find out more, I'll post here again. Michelle (MORE)
Height is not a factor in when children can ride in the front seat.Age is the determining factor and it varies from 6 and under insome states to age 13 in other states. In Maine it is age 12 andthey must weigh over 100 pounds. Some states have no laws at all onwhen they can ride in the front seat. C…lick the link to check thelaw in your state. (MORE)
A child can ride as a passenger on a motorcycle in the UK providingthat a few guidelines are met. These include that the child must beable to reach the footrests, they must be able to sit on themotorcycle and hold on to the driver or the handholds. The childmust also wear protective and visible clot…hing (boots, pants,jacket) and also a helmet. (MORE)
There's not a specific height you just have to be 13. You also don't want to be to short because the only reason you have to be 13 is because you don't want to get hit by the airbag it could hurt you
By law, the PSP states that a child may ride in the front seatafter 8 years old / 4'9"/ 80 lbs.; however, the state police strongly recommend that all children under 11 years of ageride in the back seat rather than the front!
you have to be 12 and have to be over 48 inches and have to be able to see over the dashboard
You must be 100 to 110 pounds. You also have to be from 4 feet 10 to 5 feet 2. If you don't reach any of these requirements before you are 16 you must wait until then.
The problem is the damage that airbags can do to a small child (or even a small adult). SOURCE: http://kidshealth.org/parent/firstai...vel/auto.html# When combined with safety belts, air bags protect adults and teens from injury during a collision. They have saved lives and prevented many seri…ous injuries. But infants and children can be injured or even killed if they are riding in the front passenger seat when an air bag opens. Air bags were designed with adults in mind: They need to open at up to 200 miles per hour to protect an average-sized, 165-pound (75-kilogram) male from injury. While this force is appropriate for adults and bigger kids, it can be dangerous for smaller passengers, possibly resulting in head and neck injuries. Protect kids from air bag injury by following these rules: * All kids 12 years old and younger should always ride in the back seat, and in the middle of the back seat whenever possible. All passengers must have their seat belts buckled. * Air bags present a serious danger for babies riding in rear-facing car seats. Never place a rear-facing infant seat in the front seat of a car that is equipped with a passenger-side air bag. # Child safety seats should be placed in the back seat. If you have no choice and must place a child in car seat in the front, push the passenger seat as far back as it will go. # A law passed in 1995 allows car manufacturers to install a manual cut-off switch that temporarily disables a passenger-side air bag. As recommended by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, if you must place a child in a car seat in the front seat (that is, if your car is a two-seater or if the car seat will not fit in the back seat) and your car has this cut-off switch, disable the air bag for the duration of the ride. Be sure to switch the air bag back on when you remove the car seat. (MORE)
In Arizona a child must be at least 5 years old to not require a child restraint, however, a child restraint need not be placed in the back seat. It is unsafe for a child of under 12 to ride in the front seat if there is an air bag.
it all depends on the state u are in and in some states u have to be at least 16 yrs off age
NEVER! Air bags, if deployed, can kill a small child (or seriously injur them). Not a good idea until they are in the teens and tall enough to have their head touch the headrest of the car seat.
Actually, in California it's: Children must ride properly buckled up, in the back seat, in a safety seat or booster until they are at least 6 years old OR weigh at least 40 lbs. Main exceptions: - A child under age 6 who weighs over 40 lbs. may wear a lap-only belt in the back seat if the vehi…cle has no shoulder belts in the back seat. - A child under age 6 who weighs less than 60 lbs. may ride in the front seat if there is no forwardfacing rear seat in the vehicle; the child restraint cannot be properly installed in a rear seat; all rear seats are occupied by other children under age 12; or for medical reasons. An infant (riding in a rear-facing child restraint or under one year or less than 20 lbs.) may not ride in front if there is an active passenger air bag. So if the child is older than 6 or weighs more than 40 pounds, or meets one of the exceptions, they can ride in the front seat. (MORE)
above 8 and if you can touch the floor of the car while your sitting
It's not a certain age , but the size of your child. Once a child grows to 4'6" , ( or 54 inches ) it is safe to assume that in a normal vehicle seat , your child will be able to sit upright and comfortable without the risks that shorter and not fully devoloped children will have. It's like going to… an amuzement park , if your child is not allowed on the adult rollercoaster rides , your child should sit in the backseat. (MORE)
Taken from the Maryland.gov site : "Maryland's child passenger safety laws do not prohibit children from riding in the front seat. The exception is placing a rear-facing child in the front seat with an active air bag. If a driver is unable to turn off an air bag, it is a violation of law (as well as… a terrible danger to the baby!) to place a rear-facing child in the front seat." (MORE)
in canada, we go by weight not age and the weight is over 36kg (80lbs) age is approxamitly 8 yrs old but you should make sure your child can sit with a seat belt on properly. if they are too short then buy a booster seat that is the correct height any questions email me at pheonixofdeath@liv…e.com (MORE)
The standard recommendation is 12 years old for a child to ride in the front seat because of the airbags. And the seat should be slid as far back as possible.
You must be 12 years of age and more than 57 inches. Most police don't measure you, they just ask your age.
It is 12 years and older. This is because of some hazards with the air bag. If a car crashes the air bag will come out with great force on the chest. This force can injure or kill a child. So that is the answer to your question.
It is recommended that children are of 12 years or older to sit in the front seat of a car or land vehicle.
according to state law, you have to be atleast 11 years old and 57 inches tall
In Michigan, a child 4 years of age may ride in the front seat of avehicle if all other seats are taken by children under the age of4. A rear-facing car seat can be placed in the front seat if theairbag is turned off.
Technically, no. You must be twelve. But it is not an enforced rule, mostly just a safety precaution.
In New York, a child must be at least 12 years old to ride in thefront seat of a vehicle. It is recommended that they sit in theback seat until they reach 4 feet 9 inches tall regardless of theirage.
Children under 12-years of age must be restrained in the back seat of a car in the State of Texas.
Laws vary by State. In Texas children must be 12 years old to ride in the front seat of a car.
California law is not age-based, but weight-based. A child can sit in the front seat at 65 lbs.
Laws change form place to place but the average age is 12-13 years. It is not so much a factor of the weight of the child. DiamalerChrysler like any other car company, states that the children under12 years old need to stay in the back seat with a seat belt and orproper child restraints. The airbag …deployment on a child can causedeath or injury. Children age thirteen and older should be safe tosit in the front seat of a vehicle equipped with airbags. If yourchild is over the age of thirteen and you are worried that theymight not be the correct weight to keep them safe in case of avehicle accident, or any other questions with your vehicle's safetyequipment, call your local car dealership. (MORE)
You have to be 54 inches to ride most of the thrill rides at six flags.
Children 6-12 years of age that weigh over 60 pounds must be belted and riding in a rear seat
Depends really because in an accident the five year old could be crushed. i think its your opinion but i would advise him to sit at the back. You will also need to check with your local police or traffic authorities to learn what legislation affects children travelling in motor vehicles. They will …also be able to advise you on safety issues regarding children's seating while traveling. (MORE)
There is no minimum age for a passenger, but the driver is responsible for the safety of the rider.
This question is being asked over, and over, and over, and over, and over again. The law in all states is different. Some states give an age, some states give a height and weight formula. YOU will have to check the DMV regulations of YOUR own state!
Every state seems to have different guidelines - some declare a certain age - others go by weight and height. You will have to check your own state's requirements.
This question or versions of it, have been asked over-and-over-and-over again DOZENS of times on this site. Without knowing the individual state or country being asked about the only answer that can be given is that this answer varies in ALL jurisdictions. Some go by age - some by height - some by w…eight - and some a combination of several of these factors. The reason for the law is that should there be an accident, a small person could be injured if the airbag is deployed. Safety is dependent on being the right size for the seat belt to act properly, which is around a height of 4'9". Typical 13 year olds are the right size. The back seat is safest for everyone. (MORE)
i think it is 6 years old or over 40 lbs. under that they must be in a car seat n if you have the car seat in the front it must be facing the rear of the vehicle.
You must be 12 years old or over, OR your feet have to touch the floor AND your entire back touching the back of the seat at the SAME TIME.
The same booster seat laws which apply to passenger cars are applicable in a commercial vehicle, as well. Anything else is a matter of what the company's rider policy is, and what the insurance provider will allow.
You have to be 12 or over but you can have a booster seat and sit on that. Added: In many states there is a minimum HEIGHT which must be met also.
You have to be at least 13 years or older to be riding in the front seat. You just have to look like you are 13 years of age.
A child can travel in the front seat at any age, but a booster seatmust be used until the child reaches 12 years old or 135cm tall(whichever comes first). Although it is not illegal, a rear facing booster seat should never be used in the front seat as the child will likely dieif the air bags deploy…. (MORE)
It's a TV14 show, so I'd suggest above 14 or (with parental supervision) around 12.
What age or weight must a child be to ride in front passenger seat with an air bag in the state of Washington?
8 through 15; 7 years and younger and 4'9" or taller; children who weigh more than 40 pounds in a seating position where there is only a lap belt available 8 through 15;
At least 12 years old and at least 80 pounds. Also, you must be at least 5' 0''
there is not really a legal age but a legal weight, legal weight is at least 85 lbs. or whenever the child is tall enough to be out of a booster seat if they do not already weight 85 lbs. but this is mostly up to your judgement as a parent, grandparent, uncle, aunt, or cousin
Well if you want to sit in the front of a car, then it matters about height not age. But this rule and measurement changes throughout states.