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From Huckleberries: Unsafe At Any Speed …

Originally posted at Huckleberries Online

SR photog Jesse Tinsley passed along this old newspaper add, along with the comment: I was reading a 1942 Popular Science magazine and ran across this image under "Handy Tips for Car Owners". It says that you can install handles on your dashboard for children to hold on to while standing in the front seat area. How times have changed.

If I catch any of you dingbats riding like this, I'll ground you. (Shut up. I can do that if I want to. I'm a mom.) --Erin

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