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Our new infographic shows how the top tether makes a difference during a car crash. The infographic explains what a tether is, why it is important and how to use it properly to keep kids safe while in the car.
In our latest Gary on the Street video, Gary talks to parents about an often misunderstood part of the car seat: the top tether.
Los niños hispanos tienen pocas probabilidades de estar bien sujetos cuando viajan en automóviles
This blog was written by Tori Lawson, SKW summer intern
Although I’m sure you’ll probably never get asked the following question, I want you to be prepared in the rare event that you do. If anyone ever asks if you’ve heard of an intern who returned to the very same internship six years later, tell them yes, and that her name is Tori Lawson.
In a week’s time in early August, eight people died in car crashes on Vermont roads. Seven of them were not wearing a seat belt that could have saved their lives. These tragedies have inspired Vermont Governor Phil Scott to reconsider his position against a new law that would allow for primary enforcement of seatbelt use. Once Gov.
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What would you think if you were walking or biking in your city and saw a group of people linking hands in the middle of the street? That’s exactly what happened on Second Avenue in New York City on a Tuesday morning in August 2017. Bike safety advocates were holding hands to make two points. First, that the city must continue making progress on bike and pedestrian safety in school zones. And second, that protected bike lanes are proven lifesavers. Commuters biking to work and school showed their appreciation for these advocates with cheers and high-fives.
Download a tip sheet with the hand signals to know for riding a bike.
In New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo has just a few days left to act on a piece of legislation (S 6523) making kids safer in and around cars. The bill would require children under the age of 2 to be placed in a rear-facing car seat unless the child exceeds the size and weight limits of the car seat set by the manufacturer.