It’s a fact – 83 million of us in the United States live in an area that could be affected by a hurricane, stretching from the southern tip of Texas around the Gulf Coast and Florida and then up the east coast to the top of Maine. In New York City alone, 2.9 million residents live in hurricane evacuation zones.
The Safe Kids Worldwide network of member countries met for a global gathering in Finland to share ideas, issues and challenges in advance of the 12th World Conference on Injury Prevention and Safety Promotion.
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.
We must protect kids on the move, and thus it is important that this examination is holistic. It must involve all of us who use roads and highways: cars and trucks, and also bicyclists and pedestrians.
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.