A risky treat: exploring parental perceptions of the barriers to seating their children in the rear seats of passenger vehicles.

  • Alexia J Lennon
  • Published 2007 in
    Injury prevention : journal of the International…


BACKGROUND Sitting in the rear seat of a vehicle rather than in the front seat reduces children's risk of injury or death by > or =35% in the event of a crash. As road trauma is a leading cause of child morbidity and mortality in highly motorised nations, even in countries where restraint use is high, encouraging parents to place children in the rear seats… (More)