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Railroad Safety Week is September 23-29
Safe Kids and Union Pacific Railroad are teaming up to protect kids during Rail Safety Week. Safe Kids is proud to be working alongside Union Pacific to help spread this important safety information. To learn more about our partnership, check out our partnership page.
Here are some frequent questions we have gotten about railroad safety that can help to keep your family safe.
Safe Kids Worldwide and Union Pacific Railroad Join Together During Rail Safety Week to Keep Kids Safe Around Railroad Tracks
This blog was written by Akhil Reddy, Safe Kids Public Policy summer intern.
To this day I still grip the wheel of my car a little harder while driving if I think about what happened to a 15-year-old sophomore in the city outside Houston where I grew up. His name was Ben Silas.
When I was a teenager, my friend's dad said I have a “30 below stroll,” because he said I was too cool to be in a hurry. I’m not sure about the “cool” part but it’s true that for most of my life, I walked slow and easy. And it worked for me.
But that all changed when I moved to the nation’s capital to work at Safe Kids.
As school zones remain unsafe for students, “America’s Favorite Crossing Guard” contest spotlights the valuable contribution of crossing guards to pedestrian safety
With Autonomous Test Vehicles Already on the Road in Communities Nationwide, Manufacturers and Regulators Must Take Steps to Address Child Safety
Washington, D.C.– With self-driving cars poised to revolutionize America’s roadways and vehicle safety, top safety experts are calling upon developers of autonomous or self-driving vehicles to take immediate action to protect the safety of child passengers.
Kaylyn Barbour tells her story about how not wearing a seat belt can change your life completely.
Award-winning video shows the importance of teen driver safety
Washington, D.C.– In recognition of National Teen Driver Safety Week (October 21-27, 2018), Safe Kids Worldwide and Chevrolet today released an award-winning video featuring teen driver safety advocate, Kaylyn Barbour. Now paralyzed after a tragic car crash, Kaylyn is speaking out about her experience and sending a powerful message to teens about the risks of unsafe driving behaviors.
Halloween is, hands down, my favorite holiday. It has been for as long as I can remember and for so many reasons: