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Safe Kids Worldwide is celebrating child passenger safety (CPS) throughout the month of September.
Vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death and injury for American children and correctly used child safety seats can reduce the risk of death by as much as 71 percent. Unfortunately, almost 60 percent of car seats are not used or installed correctly.
Railways play an important part of our society by transporting people and goods. But we have to work together to keep each other safe around tracks and trains.
Did you know that every 5 days a child dies as a result of being struck by a train?
For Rail Safety Week, and throughout the year, Safe Kids Worldwide and Union Pacific Railroad are working together to help families keep their kids safe on and around train tracks.
We have several resources to help:
by Kaitlyn Recchiuti
Our new infographic reveals facts about pedestrian safety and how to keep kids and teens safe while walking.
Every year, on the first Wednesday of October, schools and communities around the world celebrate International Walk to School Day. This year due to the pandemic, some students may still be walking to and from school while others might just be walking around their neighborhoods. Either way, this is a great time to talk to your kids about how to walk safely.
A new review of pedestrian injury trends and a survey of teens about risk-taking behavior.
It’s National Fire Prevention Week and this year’s theme is “Serving Up Fire Safety in the Kitchen.” As parents focus on several priorities at once, more kids are helping out in the kitchen, which makes this the perfect time to talk with your kids about fire safety, how to prevent kitchen fires, and what to do in an emergency.
Here are 3 activities to help you and your kids have fun while learning about fire safety: