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Activities for Kids
Below are some fun and exciting games and activities that will teach your students safety tips while they’re playing.
Safe Kids President Kate Carr and NHTSA Administrator David Strickland Join Students from 12 Capitol Schools In Lincoln Park for Event’s Official Launch
A growing epidemic of traffic injuries is devastating the next generation of children around the globe.
- Traffic collisions are the number one cause of death among children ages 5 to 19 in the United States and around the world.
- More than 500 children are killed every day as a result of road traffic collisions, and tens of thousands are injured, often suffering lifelong disabilities.
- Children living in poorer nations are most at risk.
Wear a Helmet
- We have a simple saying: "Use your head, wear a helmet." It is the single most effective safety device available to reduce head injury and death from bicycle crashes.
Find the Right Helmet Fit
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Today is the beginning of the United Nation’s 4th Global Road Safety Week (GRSW), a time to raise awareness about the 1.25 million people who die each year in road crashes around the world.
That’s an alarming number — but even more heart-breaking is how traffic accidents affect children and youngsters:
With the weather warming up and summer vacation getting closer, we can all expect to see our neighborhoods fill up with kids riding their bikes, roller skates, scooters and skateboards. But how many of those kids will be wearing helmets while riding? What about other protective gear like elbow and knee pads or wrist guards?
Some are cool, inexpensive; all are smart.
Our newest infographic has everything you need to know about why helmets and other protective gear are so important when your kids go riding on their bikes, scooters, skates and skateboards.
Find the Perfect Toy for the Right Age
- Consider your child’s age and development when purchasing a toy or game.
Safety Reminders as Kids Go “Back to School”
– However They Go Back
As many normal activities have continued to require careful consideration as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, parents are now challenged with “back to school” and what that means for their children and their families.
We know there is a lot to manage during this time, and it can feel like there is very little in your control. But whether your child will be attending school at home, in-person or a combination of the two, we want to help make sure they stay injury-free.