Re: Death of a Cub Scout (Tiger Cub)
Marie E. Lackore (mlackore@ATHENET.NET)
Mon, 7 Oct 1996 13:39:01 +0000
Perhaps the car manufacturers should be more realistic. It is rather
odd to drive around with your children in the back seat. I would
much rather have my daughter in the front seat where she and I can
Granted, I do not have a passenger side airbag, so it is not a
concern. If I did have one, she would ride in the back. When my
children were infants, I always put them in the back in their car
seats as recommended.
However, I really do think that if young children are not suppose to
ride in the front with an airbag, perhaps they should install an
option that allows you to disengage the airbag.
Food for thought.
My sympathies go out to the Matthews family.
> >Matthew was riding in the front seat and was killed by the AIRBAG.
> >How many children must be killed by Airbags before this problem is
> I have am honest question. When are parents of small children going to have
> them ride in the back seat of the vehicle? Manufactures are trying to tell
> owners about this, but the owners are not hearing it.
> There would be not one child killed in an acident by an airbag if the chils
> was belted into a rear seat.
> How many times do you see small children in the front seat? How many are
> not belted in?
> Laws are on the books - but they are not enforced!
> We have started to blame the mechanical objects not the persons.
> Lastly, I send the sympathy of the Leon Valley District, Heart O Texas
> Council to Matthews family.
> Hal Dudley
> Killeen, Texas
Marie E. Lackore
A loyal Green Bay Packer Fan
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(among other things)
Gathering Waters District, Bay-Lakes Council
Appleton, WI 54914
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