Baby on board driving danger
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DRIVERS with “Baby On Board” stickers in their car are more likely to have an accident, according to new research.
The signs are meant to tell emergency services that children might be in the vehicle, in the event of a prang, and warn other drivers to be more careful.
But the Government’s Department for Transport say they can help obscure a driver’s view.
Julie Townsend, from the charity Brake, added: “Baby on board signs can become a hindrance if drivers display them when kids aren’t in the vehicle.
“Worse still is the danger that can be posed by drivers obscuring their view by cluttering up windows with lots of signs.”
The findings were based on a survey by insurance comparison website