I have an 11yr old son. He will be 12 at the end of the month. He is - or rather WAS, he may be taller than this now, as this was a month ago - only about 3 inches shorter than I am. I'm 5'3. He weighs, as of this morning, 81 lbs.
And he is bugging the crap out of me to sit in the front seat of the car. Now, I also have a 9 yr old, who is still obviously too small to sit in the front. So, for the most part, they will both be remaining in the backseat. But because my oldest is bugging so much, I want to know - at what point would you, or did you, allow it?
Part of me thinks "he's still too little" - but he's only maybe 3 inches shorter than me, so he's not really. lol I kind of feel like if I let him do it once or twice, maybe he'll realize it's not such a huge deal and quit bugging me so much, but at the same time, I don't want to do it if it's not really safe.
Oh, and we live in FL, and yes, there is an airbag there, which is also why I'm unsure.
Answer by maecntpntz219 at 5:54 PM on Feb. 5, 2013
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Answer by mrsmom110 at 6:22 PM on Feb. 5, 2013
Here, this just bought you another year- tell him you are following CDC requirements! :)
Answer by mrsmom110 at 6:26 PM on Feb. 5, 2013
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