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National Child Vehicular Heatstroke Prevention and Awareness Day just took place just recently on July 31st, according to kidsandcars.org. The aim of this day is just as the name implies: to remind parents and other supervising adults that leaving a child or pet inside a car during the summer can be fatal.
There are several schools that sit along Highway 109, which means that children often have to cross the road as they travel to and from school. Since the death of a 7-year-old girl in a pedestrian accident in April, lawmakers have been determined to make improvements to Highway 109 to prevent more children from suffering the same fate.
The National Safety Council published a list of safety issues that parents should look out for before allowing their children to use a playground. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission came up with the list, which includes the following playground safety hazards...
One company is seeking to help parents out with making sure their children’s car seats are properly installed. The company is called 4moms, and their product line includes self-installing car seats.
AZDPS states that more than 60% of occupants of all age groups that were killed in fatal crashes in 1996 were unrestrained during the crash. From car seats to booster seats to adult safety belts – the best way to protect your passengers is to ensure they are properly buckled up before you start your car’s engine.
According to safekids.org, Halloween is the one day of the year where children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed. As grim as it may sound, don’t let this ghoulish statistic keep you and your loved ones from enjoying your evening.
Walk to School Day was created to raise awareness for walkable communities. Interest from around the world began in 2000 after Canada, the United Kingdom and the Unites States of America joined together for the first International Walk to School Day.
Being involved in a car accident is a frightening experience. With luck, everyone walks away unhurt and your car is repairable. What you might not think about, however, is whether your child safety seat is still safe to use.
Make the most of this opportunity to teach your kids about responsibility and common sense. Our Tucson personal injury attorneys have some valuable tips that will help kids put safety first.
A driver who is traveling in either direction must stop when approaching a school bus that is stopped and operating a visual signal. The driver cannot continue until the school bus is in motion, the operator has been given a signal by the bus driver to proceed, or the visual signal is no longer on.
We tend to trust that we’ve hired the best bus drivers, teachers, and administrators so that everyone involved in the education process is equally committed to ensuring the safety of every child. For the most part, that trust is well-placed. Nevertheless, children are exposed to a variety of dangers at school each and every day – ranging from bullying and other crimes to accidents and the availability of drugs and alcohol. Just consider the following facts...
For students, that means another new year of teachers and classes – and potential safety hazards that could lead to injury. The Bullhead City personal injury attorneys at Lerner and Rowe put together the following safety reminders to help keep the kids in your life safer this school year.
As a motorist, you should always be aware of what a school bus is doing. Although buses are designed to withstand most crashes without serious injuries or fatalities, serious crashes can have heartbreaking results.
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