Why do you have to be a certain age to sit in the front seat?
They're making an assumption, that a child of a certain age will be at or above a certain height and strength. You do not want a deployed airbag to hit them at the wrong place and cause damage. And, studies have shown that there is a better chance of surviving a passenger-side impact when you have a higher muscle-mass.
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You have to be 12, but if you are over 57 in. you can sit in the front, at any age.
The minimum age should be 13. But no one under the age of 12 should be in the front seat.
12-13 - it also is determined by weight. The average child reaches the right weight around that age
Every state has different laws about this concept. On average, achild must be at least 7 years old and over 40 pounds to sit in thefront seat of a vehicle.
you have to be at least 10 years to sit in front of a car Actually I have read that you have to be 12 years of age to sit in the front seat of a car due to the airbag. Well…, I actually don't live in OR so the person who said 10 may be correct, 12 is just the age in my state.
The age limit is 12 years old.
5 years old or when your 5'8
I believe it is 12 years of age.
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.
It depends on what state you are in. In Washington state, you cannot sit in the front seat until you are 13 years old (RCW 46.61.687(c))
if they are old enough to walk they are old enough for up in the front seat
if Kevin Washington is correct 140lbs
9 years old. My child has been perfectly fine for the last 3 years in the front.