Mack the moose and Moxy the racoon

Safe Kids is partnering with Graco in support of the kids show Mack and Moxy to help kids learn about the importance of buckling up for safety.

Ultimate Car Seat Guide

The Ultimate Car Seat Guide was developed by Safe Kids Worldwide with support from General Motors. This blog explains how the Guide was created and the issues it seeks to address. It also thanks those parents and experts who helped field test the website before launch.

Check Up Event

Blog on Child Passenger Safety Week that reveals that Safe Kids Worldwide will host 500 car seat checkup events throughout the month of September. The blog also lists other ways to get information to keep kids safe in cars.

Legislation Protects Kids in Car Seats

Pennsylvania passes nation’s fourth bill requiring rear-facing seating in cars up to age 2, an example of public servants meeting their greatest responsibility of protecting children. 

Car Seat Guidance From One CPS Tech to Another

Parents learn of car seat information through a variety of trusted sources. The information may or may not reflect best practice but can grab attention because it sounds so easy to do and uses simple language. Safe Kids CPS  Training Manager and Technical Advisor Lorrie Walker weighs in on the matter. 

Did you hear about the 75,000 Britax infant car seats that were recalled? We have the details here. 

holiday travel blog

The weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day are arguably the busiest of the year. Families are planning trips to visit relatives, searching for thoughtful gifts, preparing special meals and many other tasks to make the holidays the most wonderful time of the year.

road safety blog

On this World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims 2015, we pause for a moment to remember the millions of people who have lost their lives around the globe in road collisions. Here at Safe Kids Worldwide, we remember all road traffic victims, but we pay special tribute to the more than 180,000 children who lose their lives every year in vehicles, as pedestrians, as bicyclists, and on motorcycles. For children, road traffic deaths are a true health epidemic, ranking as the number one cause of death for those between the ages of 5 and 19, both in the United States and around the world.

funny sign blog 2015

While recognizing that driving a car is very serious business, officials hope that these signs will be more than one-time reminders to drivers. In addition to making people laugh, they hope these attention-grabbing signs will be family conversation starters, and help create more long-term safe driving habits.

changing the news blog

My hope is that this PSA inspires parents, kids, caretakers and anyone else who watches it to do the little things that can make a big difference. Something as simple as buckling a car seat or checking the batteries in a smoke alarm can change the news and make a world of difference for parents, families and communities around the world. 

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