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19 July 2011

Kids safer when granny is driving

New research suggests that children are actually safer in auto accidents when a grandparent is at the wheel instead of a parent.

Some parents may hesitate to let their children ride in a car driven by grandparents because they believe the grandparent's driving skills may not be what they once were.

However, one area where grandparents were found somewhat lacking was in child safety seat use. More than 25% of grandparents were lacking "optimal" child restraint use, and 2% of grandparents skipped child restraints altogether.

 
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