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    Default Do you allow your kids to play in the car?

    Whether supervised or unsupervised, do you allow it?

    We don't allow it at all but seem to be in the minority.

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    Only under specific circumstances. For instance DD2 read a book in the passenger seat with the windows down and the keys in my pocket yesterday. I was about 2-3 metres away having a site meeting with someone.

    Edit: I guess she was supervised, so no, we don't let them play unsupervised.

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    Quote Originally Posted by OurLittleBlessing View Post
    Only under specific circumstances. For instance DD2 read a book in the passenger seat with the windows down and the keys in my pocket yesterday. I was about 2-3 metres away having a site meeting with someone.
    To me that's waiting in the car rather than playing, yeah?

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    Nope...maybe on the odd occasion when I'm cleaning it out but in general, no!

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    Yes, see edit.

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    I used to let DD play in the car while I was there or unpacking the car. One day she was playing in there while I ran DS into my parents house. I came out and strapped her in her seat, closed the door and went around to my seat - all the doors had locked when I shut her door! I don't know what she had pressed, but there was obviously some button in the car. My keys were on my front seat (I had put then there when strapping her in) and we had to get RACV out to open the car. She isn't allowed to play in the car any more!

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    No. I've never even considered it, and I wouldn't actually allow it.

    I was friends with a girl in primary school and her toddler sister got into the family car which was parked at the top of their steep driveway, somehow released the handbrake and the car rolled down the drive and smashed into the front of the house across the road. Sounds like a tall story now that I think about it, but it did actually happen!

    Amazingly the child wasn't badly injured.

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    I wouldn't even consider it, there's enough places for kids to play that cars shouldn't even be an option

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    No way, I didn't think anyone would be that stupid.
    I should say there is a huge difference between waiting in the car and just randomly playing in the car.

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    No way, why would you? There's a difference to kids sitting in car if you're cleaning it, that's not really playing IMO


 

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