You’re stopped at a red light with your child seated behind you in your vehicle when you are hit from behind. Due to the current low standards for vehicle seatback strength, it is very likely that your seatback will fail, causing you to strike the child seated behind you. Read what premier seatback failure expert Alan Cantor says about seatback safety in FairWarning’s latest article: Safety Advocates Assail Lack of Federal Action on Weak Vehicle Seats.
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