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Wearing a Coat in the Car Can Be Dangerous

Even though COVID-19 may be reducing our travel, it’s still important to know how to safely dress your child when they are riding in the car.

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Travel Has Changed, But Car Seat Safety Remains

COVID-19 may be changing commutes and limiting travel, but it’s still important for your child to be riding in a vehicle safely.To keep your child protected in the event of a crash, here are some child passenger safety tips and reminders.

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Back to School: Bus, Bike and Car Safety During COVID-19

As educators and parents prepare for children to return to school safely during COVID-19, there are new anxiety-inducing concerns facing families. While much of the discussion has focused on what happens inside school, it’s important to consider safety precautions when traveling to and from school.

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Hot Cars and Kids Don't Mix

We’ve had some hot weather this year, and summer is not even half over! Now is a good time to remind ourselves about the dangers of child in-vehicle heatstroke.

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Winter Driving: Use Headlights to Stay Safe on Dark, Wintry Roads

Winter means that many of us are traveling to work at dawn and coming home at dusk. It’s important to use your headlights when driving around dawn or dusk or in other cases when visibility is poor — whatever the clock says. It makes a difference when it comes to car safety. But I can

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Fasten Your Seat Belt for Some Safe Teen Driving Tips

Parents have been driving up to me with lots of questions about how they can ensure their teen drives safely once they have their license.  Well, let me take the wheel and provide some information on this topic of safe driving. Be a role model More than 5,500 teens die in this country every year

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Driving Home Some Tips on Car Seat Safety

Parents have been driving up to me with questions about new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics regarding car seats. One question I get asked is, just how long should a child be placed rear-facing. 3 Types of Car Seats There are three basic types of car seats, rear-facing, convertible, and booster seats. Choosing

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