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stokeman455

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Re: How old were you when...
« Reply #45 on: April 23, 2018, 04:13:34 pm »
I rode in the front when it was just Dad. Mom made me sit in back. We didn't wear seat belts either.

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« Reply #46 on: April 23, 2018, 04:50:10 pm »
I sat in the back a lot, but that's mostly because I had an older sister who got to sit up front.  I was just outside of the weight height thing when it went into affect, so I didn't have to deal with that, but my parents didn't care if we sat up front or in back unless there was a specific reason (picking up relative for example).

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« Reply #47 on: April 25, 2018, 10:02:49 am »
I don't remember anyone making an issue of it when I was small, except for my grandma because her car had air bags in it. Not sure if everyone else's cars didn't or if they just weren't sticklers.
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« Reply #48 on: April 25, 2018, 02:57:05 pm »
i just had to fight my brothers for it

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Re: How old were you when...
« Reply #49 on: April 25, 2018, 04:32:30 pm »
Maybe 10?

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Re: How old were you when...
« Reply #50 on: April 29, 2018, 08:54:51 am »
I think I was probable 8 or 9 years old when I was able to ride in the front seat. My son is 12 now and I let him start riding in the front seat when he turned 11.

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Re: How old were you when...
« Reply #51 on: April 29, 2018, 02:48:42 pm »
I think I was between the ages of 8 - 10 when I was permitted to sit in the front seat.

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Re: How old were you when...
« Reply #52 on: April 29, 2018, 04:32:15 pm »
I think I was about 13 when my parents staring allowing this, but it wasn't always a privilege I got because I had an older brother who would get first dibs.

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« Reply #53 on: April 29, 2018, 09:21:03 pm »
Things were very different when I was growing up.  We did not own a vehicle so I never got a choice of where I would sit.
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Re: How old were you when...
« Reply #54 on: April 30, 2018, 12:15:00 am »
oh wow... you know I don't remember that at all?? When my first time was?!... I guess I must have been 13 or 14...? hmm...

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Re: How old were you when...
« Reply #55 on: April 30, 2018, 03:32:54 am »
Gosh, in the 50's and 60's I don't ever recall sitting in the back seat unless both my parents were in the front.

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« Reply #56 on: April 30, 2018, 11:32:26 pm »
I don't recall what age I was when I got to sit in the front. I was #3 out of six siblings. I just recall every time a sibling left the home, the kid behind the one who left home got the front seat.

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Re: How old were you when...
« Reply #57 on: May 01, 2018, 03:47:26 am »
I was always allowed to sit in the front seat as soon as I was able to sit by myself. I may be giving away my age here.

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Re: How old were you when...
« Reply #58 on: May 01, 2018, 03:59:08 am »
I was in the front seat when I was really little, but seatbelts and car seats weren't a requirement back then.

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Re: How old were you when...
« Reply #59 on: May 01, 2018, 04:39:00 am »
Whenever both parents were in our car, all 4 of us kids were always in the back seat. But I don't remember ever having been kicked out of the front seat if my Dad was driving and Mom wasn't coming along for whatever reason. If I had small children now, though, I would certainly keep them in the back as it is much safer there.

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