Honda CR-V: If a Child Requires Close Attention - Protecting Children General Guidelines - Driver and Passenger Safety - Honda CR-V Owner's ManualHonda CR-V: If a Child Requires Close Attention

Many parents say they prefer to put an infant or a small child in the front passenger seat so they can watch the child, or because the child requires attention.

Placing a child in the front seat exposes the child to hazards in a frontal collision, and paying close attention to a child distracts the driver from the important tasks of driving, placing both of you at risk.

If a child requires close physical attention or frequent visual contact, we strongly recommend that another adult ride with the child in a back seat. The back seat is far safer for a child than the front.

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    Additional Safety Precautions
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