Rear facing car seats are 5 x safer
Frontal accidents are the most likely accidents and those where the forces are most severe
You never know when or how you are going to have an car accident. As a result, neither can you prepare or adjust the placement of passengers as a safety measure. Due to this, you should always calculate on a worst case scenario: a head-on collision. Frontal accidents are the most likely accidents and those where the forces are most severe. The best way to protect yourself in a head-on collision is to be seated rear facing.