When can my child sit in the front seat?

Usually by age 13 a child can sit in the front seat. However, the rule of thumb is that the child's height should be approximately 4 ft, 9 inches so that the seat belt rests correctly across the child's body for proper safety. The seat belt should rest across the pelvic area and not the stomach area.

For additional information on car seat safety, check out guidelines from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's website

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1. How can I request a fire engine and crew to come to my event?
2. When can my child sit in the front seat?
3. Does North Metro Fire offer community service opportunities?
4. Does North Metro Fire have volunteer firefighter opportunities?
5. Where can I recycle or retire my old and worn flags?
6. Do you accept monetary or in-kind donations such as clothing or toys?
7. Does North Metro Fire unlock car doors?
8. How do I recycle or discard of old smoke or carbon monoxide detectors?
9. How do I recycle a fire extinguisher?
10. How can I recharge my fire extinguisher?