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Old 08-07-2014, 03:51 PM
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Does any one with a single cab have their baby seat installed...any issues?
I know it probably varies by state but is it illegal anywhere?
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I've used it to take my grand daughter around with me running errands. It's perfectly legal and safe as long as you use the proper straps to secure the baby's seat to the built in mounting areas by the rear window. But do check with your local laws for details. Most cops are sticklers for proper mounting of car seats, as they should be in any state that transports babies in vehicles.
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I've used it to take my grand daughter around with me running errands. It's perfectly legal and safe as long as you use the proper straps to secure the baby's seat to the built in mounting areas by the rear window. But do check with your local laws for details. Most cops are sticklers for proper mounting of car seats, as they should be in any state that transports babies in vehicles.
Great thanks for the input!
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And I don't know about CA but in Virginia and I think here in Ga too they will check and advise if you call in to the local station to stop by. Virginia used to run clinics in store parking lots to have people come by and get theirs checked and learn because they knew how important proper latches were. Especially with the new systems that only engineers can appreciate.
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baby in front eat? airbags might be an issue in an mva.
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I think the engineers would have thought about airbag size before adding mounting points for a child seat in our regular cabs truthfully. I feel more safe with my child in the center of my truck than say in the left or right side of an SUV if a side impact accident were to occur. I don't know how we kids survived back then before airbags were even invented in vehicles. A Rams cab is quite spacious from left to right in my opinion to safely house and protect a center passenger.
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I did read somewhere in the manual that rear facing child seats should not be used in the front seats. Rear facing seats are used I think until an infant reaches around at least 20 pounds.

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gantman, not something i would do, and i have a single cab. when i was a kid, no seat belts and i would stand while ridding in the front, my father mounted a handle on the mettle dash, so i could see out of the car.
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