In Minnesota, three out of four child seats are used incorrectly, and many parents aren't aware of the restraint steps a child should progress through as they age and grow. A vehicle is the most dangerous place for children—and crashes are the leading killer of children under age 14.
TRB Special Report 224 identifies emerging policy issues and makes recommendations for research in the area of motor vehicle restraint systems.
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, 2012
MN DPS video emphasizing the need to keep children under 13 years old riding in the vehicle back seat.
Legislation in Minnesota