Buckle all children ages 12 and under in the back seat. Airbags can kill young children riding in the front seat. Never place a rear-facing car seat in front of an airbag. Buckle children in car seats, booster seats, or seat belts on every trip, no matter how short.
Besides, can my 5 year old sit front seat?
Children aged 3 years to 135cm tall (approx 4'5") who are under 12 years. Must use an appropriate child restraint when travelling in the front seat of a car, van or other goods vehicle. They must use an appropriate child restraint when travelling in the rear, if seat belts are fitted.
What weight do you have to be to sit in the front seat?
But as Elliott.org points out, there are safer guidelines from SafeKids.org regarding not just weight but height: Kids should be at least 4'9” tall and weigh at least 80 pounds before transitioning out of the booster. The American Academy of Pediatrics says kids between 8 and 12 years of age should be in booster seats.