When can a child legally sit in the front seat in Pennsylvania? Pennsylvania does not have a front seat law. Legally, children can ride in the front seat in Pennsylvania at any age, as long as they are properly restrained in a car seat or booster seat. However, Pennsylvania does recommend children ride in the backseat of a vehicle until age 13 when possible for optimal protection.
Can you put a childs seat in the front? A: Yes, although it is safer for children to travel in the rear of the car. If you must put a forward-facing seat in the front when there is an airbag present, make sure that the car seat is as far back as possible and the child seat is securely held to maximise the distance between the child and the airbag.
Do you turn the airbag off if a child is in the front? In a post on Facebook, Child Seat Safety says children below the age of 12-years-old ‘are the most at risk when the frontal airbag deploys in a crash’. The post also stresses that for anyone putting a rear facing child seat in the front passenger seat, it’s a legal requirement to first deactivate the airbag.
Can a 3 year old sit in front of car? If a child restraint is not available, children under 3 years must travel in the rear, but may be unrestrained. Children 3 years and over, up to 135cm tall must sit in the rear and use an adult seat belt. Children aged 12 years or more, or over 135cm tall, may travel the front, but must wear the seat belt.