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Winter Coats and Car Seats

Did you know a puffy coat can be dangerous for a child in a car seat?

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Hot Cars and Kids Don't Mix

Heatstroke deaths are the leading cause of non-crash-related auto fatalities for children ages 14 and younger.

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Travel Has Changed, But Car Seat Safety Remains

Car crashes are a leading cause of death and injury for children. In many cases, these deaths and injuries can be prevented by use of car seats, boosters, and seat belts. Here are some child passenger safety tips and reminders.

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7 Tips for Halloween Safety

While Halloween can be a very exciting time for children and parents, it can be one of the most dangerous nights of the year.

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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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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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