Cars are such an everyday convenience that it's easy to forget how dangerous they can be. But the frightening reality is that even the shortest drive can turn catastrophic: More than 240,000 kids under age 16 are injured in car crashes every year, and another 1,700 are killed. To keep your family safe, we've compiled an action plan for cruising on the highway, driving around town, or even backing out of your driveway. Here's our comprehensive guide.
Her little boy was killed in a car crash. The proper restraint could have saved his life. Won't you join this mom's campaign to strengthen child-safety laws? Read her story, then find out how you can help.
Nearly 500 children between the ages of 4 and 8 are killed in car crashes every year. The proper use of booster seats might have saved many of those lives. Join the campaign to strengthen child-safety seat laws-the life you save could be your child's!
Many parents are letting their young kids ride alongside them in the front seat or improperly buckling up their kids when they sit in the back. And the result is, millions of kids are regularly placed at greater risk of serious injury or death, new studies show.
As a safety-conscious parent, you buckle your kids into their car seats every time you drive. But is that really enough to protect your family from harm? The scary truth is that car accidents are the leading cause of death for children between two and 14. Here, safety experts reveal nine hazards that most parents miss.