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a secondary or inferior position or status

a seat at the back of a vehicle (especially the seat at the back of an automobile)

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* According to a recent Ford study, 68 percent of drivers believe that 'backseat driving' behavior will decrease because their role is replaced by driver-assist technology
The gang suddenly backed off when they saw a child on the backseat.
Police said occupants of the car, three children in the backseat and another woman and young child in the front passenger seat were not injured.
David Carter, spokesman for Accident Advice Helpline, which carried out the research via said: "You usually find backseat drivers are the people who would prefer to be in control of the car, rather than sitting in as a passenger.
At that time, she was "surprised" to see that another man was sitting in the backseat. "When the other man stepped off, the main accused suddenly moved to my seat and hit my hip as I screamed."
Summary: London [UK], November 15 (ANI): Hollywood actor Christian Bale, who is known for making drastic physical transformations for his movies, has once again stunned everyone with his look for his upcoming movie 'Backseat'.
A new, lightweight composite component designed for the backseat system of an offroad vehicle made by a European automobile manufacturer has "huge potential" for series production.
Britain's foreign minister Boris Johnson was accused by cabinet colleagues on Sunday of "backseat driving" on Brexit after setting out his own vision of the country's future outside the European Union.
In addition, seat belt fines for backseat passengers must also be issued in person by an actual police officer, not by electronic roadside radars, said Major-General Mohammad Saif Al Zafein, Assistant Commander-in Chief for Operational Affairs at Dubai Police and Director of the Federal Traffic Council.
Summary: Drug enforcement officers seized 1.04m banned pills hidden in 10 sacks in backseat of a car
I put on doors; Donovan puts in backseats. That's why we call him Backseat Donovan, or "Backseat" for short.
To my surprise, that cop insisted that I be moved to the backseat and allow the Saudi pilgrim sit in front.
A nine-year-old boy, also from County Durham, who was a backseat passenger in the car sustained serious facial injuries during the incident, while the 36-year-old male front passenger was uninjured.
Cheltenham takes a backseat just for a moment on Saturday when the feature race, the Grimthorpe Chase at Doncaster, is instead a recognised trial for the Grand National.