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Can the seat go anywhere in the car?

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It is safest for children to travel in the back, but they can travel in the front in a forward-facing seat as long as the airbag is deactivated many cars are equipped with this function; you should also push the passenger seat as far from the dashboard as possible.

If your car has a middle rear seat that is wide and level enough to take your child seat and has a three-point seatbelt to secure it properly, this is the safest place to put a child seat because its farthest from the sides of the car.

If youre using a side seat, choose the one nearest the pavement when the car is parked this protects the seat from collision from passing vehicles, and makes loading your child safer, too.