Properly installed safety seat can save a life

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One of the most important pieces of safety equipment a new parent can have is a child car seat. Just having a child car seat, however, is not enough. To truly receive the benefits the seat can provide, it must be properly installed. Unfortunately, from 2007 to 2011 more than 3,600 children were killed in car accidents. More than a third of those were killed because they were not in a car seat or were in a car seat that wasn’t properly installed.


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Keep your kids safe this Halloween

Accompany young children on their Halloween rounds.

When you take your young ghosts and goblins out trick-or-treating, follow some simple tips to keep your Halloween safe and not too scary. Go over the rules and guidelines with your child before leaving the house: Trick-or-Treat Safety Go out with your young children to supervise Or, allow your child out only with an adult you know and trust Keep kids within your sight


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Driver alert! Children often misjudge traffic

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With school resuming around the country, drivers prepare for the unexpected in school zones, near bus stops and past crossing guards. But drivers should also be on the alert wherever they drive that children could be present. Since 2000, 130 school-age pedestrians have died in school transportation-related crashes. Some of the most common types of pedestrian fatal events involve a child being hit or struck: By a vehicle turning or preparing to turn at an intersection In a mid-block collision where a pedestrian enters the driver’s field of view leaving[.....]


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