Did You Know?
- Sport utility vehicles and trucks are involved in more backover incidents than cars.
- Drivers in backover and frontover deaths are often family members or friends of the injured child.
- Before getting in a vehicle, all drivers, even those without children of their own, should walk all the way around their parked vehicles to check for children, or anything that could attract a child, such as a pet or toy.
Working for Change
In an effort to raise awareness about protecting kids in and around vehicles, Safe Kids created a program called Spot The Tot. This initiative teaches families about preventable injuries that occur in driveways and parking lots when drivers are unaware that children are near vehicles. It also provides tips on how to spot kids and avoid an unintentional frontover or backover incident.