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Children seated in booster seats in the back seat of the car are 45% less likely to be injured in a crash than children using a seat belt alone. If your preteens are still the right fit for a booster seat, here are few tips to consider:
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COVID-19 Raises New Concerns Following Two Worst Years on Record for Heatstroke Fatalities
Washington, DC, and Mount Laurel, NJ, July 14, 2020 − As summer temperatures continue to reach record highs across the country, Safe Kids Worldwide (SKW), the Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association (JPMA), and other safety advocates are joining forces to raise awareness of the danger of children dying in hot cars.
Parents, do you want to help make car seats easier to install, get your car seat installed correctly, and receive $100 for your time?
Safe Kids is looking for parents and primary caregivers to take part in a research study to test the effectiveness of a new car seat installation app. Qualifying participants will answer a few basic survey questions and then work with an expert child passenger safety technician to learn how to properly use and install a car seat.
Safe Kids Worldwide is teaming up with Babies “R” Us to celebrate Baby Safety Month during September.
Each week in September, Babies “R” Us stores will offer parents helpful information on car safety, safe sleep, childproofing and bath safety. Also, customers can get 25 percent off certain car seat models starting Friday, September 1 through Sunday, October 1. Babies “R” Us is donating 5 percent of the car seat sales during this time back to Safe Kids!
Whether you’re traveling by car, or train or plane, coming home for the holidays is exciting.
Before you pack up the car and bundle up the kids, put the turkey and pies in the oven – or whatever else is on your list before you go – here are five quick tips to help you and your family stay safe for the holiday.
We’re all looking forward to some well-earned relaxation, peace, and joy this holiday season. And we don’t want preventable injuries to get in the way. So here are some proven and practical tips to keep kids safe and to give parents some peace of mind during all your holiday adventures.
On the Road
My sons are grown already, safely through the teen years, yet I still remember the scary days when they were teen drivers. If you’re anything like me, your inexperienced teen drivers, or teen passengers who ride with an inexperienced driver, will keep you awake at night until they are safely home.