Did you know?
The “Baby on Board” sign has many controversial reactions and meanings.
The most common understanding of the “Baby on Board” sign is that drivers should be cautions when driving close to these vehicles and take extra care to ensure safety.
an Urban Legend has been circling the internet that the “Baby on Board” sign was designed to warn rescue workers that an infant is in the vehicle. This is in fact not completely true. The rumours that the “Baby on Board” sign was designed after a terrible car crash where a baby was only found later and could have survived if rescue workers found him earlier cannot be verified. It remains a good idea to inform people that an infant is in the vehicle. It is advisable that the sticker is removed if baby is not on board to prevent confusion in an emergency situation.
Do I need a “ Baby on Board” sign? This is choice that each individual parent has to make on their own. Putting baby in a car chair – now that is the law.
It is important for parents to ensure that they themselves adhere to all road safety rules. Please be safe on the roads and do not drive long distances when tired.