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Everything you need to know to keep your kids safe around railroad tracks.
When you’re expecting a baby – especially if it’s your first – there are lots of things you might want to have on hand: A crib, a baby monitor, a box of diapers (or ten!).
But perhaps the most important piece of gear is your baby’s first car seat. You’ll need one for the ride home from the hospital, and for every ride until your child can ride safely using just a seatbelt. That can be as long as 10 years!
So with all the different options on the market, how do you choose the right car seat for your baby?
Every year during the month of September, Safe Kids coalition members host events across the country to help parents learn how to install and use their car seat correctly. These events are in celebration of National Child Passenger Safety Month, with the biggest focus being on Seat Check Saturday on September 29. The entire nation gets behind keeping kids safer in car seats, booster seats and seat belts.
Here is everything you need to know about what we’re doing this year for Child Passenger Safety Month.
Nuestra nueva infografía muestra lo que los padres y cuidadores necesitan saber sobre el almacenamiento seguro de medicamentos en el hogar.
In our latest Gary on the Street video, Gary talks to people about the dangers of walking on or near railroad tracks.
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.