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Parents play an important role in their child’s safety while riding in the car. Children learn how to behave by observing their parents: if parents don’t use seat belts in the car, their kids probably won’t either.
Check these tips to make sure you and your kids are staying safe around trains and railroad tracks.
Our new infographic reveals facts about children and train collisions and explains what you can do to keep kids safe.
Only 40% of parents surveyed think children being hit by trains in an issue. Actually, on average a child dies of a rail-related injury every 5 days in the United States. Safe Kids Worldwide and Union Pacific teamed up to explore the problem and why it is going relatively unnoticed.
Railroad Safety Week is September 22-28
Do you cross railroad tracks regularly? Are you ever tempted to drive around a gate or walk along the tracks?
For Rail Safety Week, and throughout the year, Safe Kids Worldwide and Union Pacific Railroad are working together to focus attention on the preventable problem of kids being hit by trains and to help families keep their kids safe around train tracks.
New Research Reveals a Disconnect Between Awareness of the Risk and Magnitude of the Problem
When Brooke Ice was 10 months old, she was in a terrible car crash. Today, she’s a firefighter. In this video, you’ll see her incredible journey.
Our new infographic explains why small children are at risk for fireplace-related burns and provides some fireplace safety tips.
When Safe Kids began its pedestrian safety program with support from FedEx 20 years ago, it was called “Walk This Way.” Now, thanks to work of Safe Kids Mercer County led by St.