Re: [DMCForum] Re: Child Car Seats In A Delorean
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Re: [DMCForum] Re: Child Car Seats In A Delorean



Also that kid is too small to be facing forward, the rule is either
40lbs or one year old to face forward and that kid is not either one.

Mark V


On Sunday, July 25, 2004, at 08:56  PM, wannadelorean wrote:

> Well, I was not asking because I intended on duct taping my kid and
> his seat in the back.  I was asking because I'd seen a picture and
> wondered how this was done and if it is an available system (Safe).
> I don't see how you can dismiss this as dangerous or illegal if
> there is a system in existence.
>
> Here is a pic:
> http://www.entermyworld.com/custom/efset2.html
>
> But your reply is so typical of people these days who believe that
> laws are passed to protect us.  For the most part that is just a
> load of crap.
>
> How is it that you and I have to go to expense and trouble of having
> car seats when kids ride on a school bus (or any mass transit for
> that matter) every day with not even a seat belt.  Car seats do save
> lives but the reason they are required by law has more to do with
> political lobbying than rational thinking.  So the fact that
> something is "illegal" doesn't immediately make it a bad idea.
>
> A good example of stupid laws that are meant to protect us:  Safety
> fences around swimming pools.  There is a lady in Florida who is
> trying to make these mandatory for everyone in the U.S. who owns a
> pool.  She was already successful in getting the law passed in
> Florida for all new construction.  Funny thing is, more kids die in
> toilets than pools.  250 children a year die in swimming pool
> drowning.  Is it really rational to make 10's of millions of pool
> owners spend thousands of dollars each to protect 250 children?
>
> A Likely senario is that a person who doesn't watch their kid around
> the pool probably will be too lazy to take the fence down and put it
> back up every time they use the pool.  As with car seats they only
> work when properly used.  Most people don't use them properly
> anyway.  Auto accidents are still the #1 killer of children.
>
> If you really wanted to save children you'd put a fence around your
> toilet, ban the manufacturing of 5 gal buckets and make riding in
> cars illegal for children.  (Many children who are involved in
> serious accidents die regardless of the seat.  Forces in a crash do
> serious brain and cord damage and no seat can prevent this).
>
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> --- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "ryanpwright" <yahoo1@xxxx> wrote:
>> --- In DMCForum@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, "wannadelorean" <mcquinlan@xxxx>
> wrote:
>>> Anyone ever seen a child car seat put in the read of a Delorean?
>>
>> Do you mean the rear of a DeLorean? Like the back shelf?
>>
>> Dangerous and illegal. Don't do it.
>>
>> -Ryan
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