Children are blessings. They are wonderful little human beings and, of course, mine are smarter/faster/prettier and more gifted than yours. While all of these things are certainly true outside of the car, inside it these bundles of joy can also be huge distractions as you’re driving down the road.
When it comes to being safe while on the road, you want to ensure that you're taking every possible precaution. Beyond your car's airbags, seatbelts, crumple zones, etc., you need to the security of being able to see the road.