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2014-09-19 16:20:48

WASHINGTON, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As Child Passenger Safety Week wraps up, the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is launching a new Car Seat Finder Tool, adding the ability to look up car seat recalls on its mobile app, and reminding parents and caregivers to register their child's car seat through its new campaign - "Don't Delay. Register Your Car Seat Today." Every 34 seconds, a child under the age of 13 is involved in a...

2014-09-16 08:21:16

Booster seats can reduce the risk of serious injury by 45 percent compared to seat belts alone WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of National Child Passenger Safety Week, Safe Kids Worldwide released today "Buckle Up: Booster Seats," a new study that finds an alarming number of parents are allowing kids to use a seat belt alone before they are big enough. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140915/146242-INFO The report, funded in part by a $2 million grant from...

2014-09-12 16:20:21

Police, Safety Groups to Offer Safety Seat Checkpoints Statewide HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- State Police and PennDOT are encouraging motorists to participate in free child passenger safety seat checkups throughout Pennsylvania as the agencies mark National Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 14 - 20. Additionally, Saturday, Sept. 20, has been designated as "National Seat Check Saturday." "I urge all parents and caregivers to not only get their seats checked, but...

2014-05-19 12:21:39

"Border-to-Border" Initiative Emphasizing Zero Tolerance Across State Lines HARRISBURG, Pa., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- PennDOT, Pennsylvania State and local police are partnering for a nationwide "Click It or Ticket" seat-belt enforcement which starts today, May 19 and runs through June 8. "Increased safety efforts, education and enforcement are helping to drive down the number of unbelted crashes and deaths, but there is still work to do," PennDOT Secretary Barry J....

2014-05-14 12:22:32

HARRISBURG, Pa., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pennsylvania State Police will offer free child safety seat inspections statewide in conjunction with the national Highway Traffic Safety Administration's "Click It or Ticket" campaign from May 19 to June 1. "Vehicle crashes are one of the leading causes of death, with most fatalities being attributed to unbelted motorists," said State Police Commissioner Frank Noonan. "Currently, the Commonwealth's seat belt usage rate is 84...

2014-01-22 12:20:33

Eleventh Annual Roadmap Report Highlights Dangerous Gaps in State Traffic Safety Laws WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) today released the 2014 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws. This annual report grades all 50 states and the District of Columbia on 15 basic traffic safety laws. It also focuses on progress these past 25 years and deadly gaps that put drivers and children in every state at risk. "We release this report at a...

2013-12-11 23:22:11

The Youth Booster Seat Comparison Chart published on EliteCarSeats.com has been recently updated, announces the leading online provider of children’s and youth protective car seats. Birmingham, MI (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 The Youth Booster Seat Comparison Chart published on EliteCarSeats.com has been recently updated, announces the leading online provider of children’s and youth protective car seats. Robert Smith, spokesman for EliteCarSeats.com, says: "This resource on our...

Child High Chair Injuries Rising
2013-12-09 10:16:47

[ Watch The Video: High Chair Related Injuries To Children On The Rise ] Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The number of young children suffering high chair-related injuries is on the rise, according to a new study appearing on Monday in the online edition of the journal Clinical Pediatrics. Study researchers focused on closed head injuries (CHI) – concussions and internal head injuries – as these were the most common type of injury associated with high chairs...

2013-11-06 23:25:43

Safe Ride 4 Kids Offers the RideSafer® Travel Vest to Now Make Holiday Traveling With Kids To – Or With – Grandparents Easier and Safer Than Ever Before Chandler, AZ (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 The holidays are around the corner. It’s time for traveling to visit family. Now there is a safe, easy and legal alternative to traveling with bulky, heavy car seats. The RideSafer® Travel Vest is a lightweight, easy to pack and easy to use child restraint. Plus, parents can rest...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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