BMW 5 Series: Children should always be in the rear - The right place for children - Transporting children safely - Controls - BMW 5 Series Owners ManualsBMW 5 Series: Children should always be in the rear

Accident research shows that the safest place for children is in the back seat.

Only transport children younger than Transporting children in the rear
Only transport children younger than 13 years of age or shorter than 5 ft/150 cm in the rear in child restraint fixing systems provided in accordance with the age, weight and size of the child; otherwise, there is an increased risk of injury in an accident.

Children 13 years of age or older must wear a safety belt as soon as a suitable child restraint fixing system can no longer be used, due to their age, weight and size.◀

    Note
    Children in the vehicle Do not leave children unattended in the vehicle; otherwise, they could endanger themselves and other persons, e.g., by opening the doors.◀ ...

    Children on the front passenger seat
    Should it ever be necessary to use a child restraint fixing system in the front passenger seat, make sure that the front, knee and side airbags on the front passenger side are deactivated. Autom ...

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