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Childsafe: Creating Data-Driven Programs in South Africa
Safe Kids Worldwide, a global organization dedicated to preventing injuries in children, has unique expertise in the area of promoting road safety for children. The Safe Kids Buckle Up Program™, Safe Kids’ signature child passenger safety program that started in the United States and is being replicated globally, uses research, education, awareness and public policy to protect children in and around cars.
With the support of the General Motors Foundation, Safe Kids Worldwide surveyed 1,000 parents with children ages 4 to 10 to ask about how their child rides in a car and what leads them to use a booster seat or seat belt.
New findings from a study by Safe Kids Worldwide, made possible by a grant from the General Motors Foundation, indicate that there are parents who do not always take the time to ensure their children are safely secured in vehicles.
A checklist for parents on keeping their child safe while riding in the car in Chinese.
Safe Kids has worked to promote public policies for child safety and our efforts show that changing attitudes and policies can save countless lives.
When someone turns on the ignition of a car while under the influence of alcohol, all of us are at risk. That is especially true for kids who are along for the ride in a passenger seat, and others who share the roads with drivers.
Safe Kids and program sponsor General Motors are joining together for an opportunity for high school students who reside in an area with a local Safe Kids coalition. The Take it From a Teen video challenge is a chance for teens to share their wisdom on safe driving and passenger practices from the first time their parents turned their car seat forward facing. Plus, teens could win $100 or even $1,000!
The teen applicant will create a 60-second video that answers one of the following questions: