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    CPS Technician Pixels's Avatar
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    Oct 2008
    Worcester county, MA

    What happens to a RF convertible in a side impact?

    I've seen videos of infant seats in side impacts, and I know what they do. They basically roll onto their side and then cocoon into the back seat. Does anybody have a video of a RF convertible (without tether, preferably without ARB) in a side impact? If not, has anybody seen one, and can you describe what you saw?

    Just curious.
    Melissa, CPST and Mom to three

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    Senior Community Member CarSeatPoncho's Avatar
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    Re: What happens to a RF convertible in a side impact?

    bumpety bump
    Keeps children safe and warm -- without a hassle!

    Donna, CPST/Inventor, DS7 SK Monterey (Snug 22, EFT, Apex 65)

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    CPST Instructor Carrie_R's Avatar
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    May 2009

    Re: What happens to a RF convertible in a side impact?

    I remember seeing something, somewhere, once -- but it may have just been a still picture. It would have been about fifteen months ago, I would guess, when I joined the board and started looking at seats. I came here looking for EH info and had zero interest in ERF... oh how times change... lol.

    IIRC, they swing towards the impact, putting the shell there instead of the child's front, but beyond that, I don't know.
    Down to just a spare Radian, folded in the hall closet for my Godbaby.

    Check out this thread for a Pilot overview!

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