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2011-02-18 12:56:00

Amendment added to FAA Reauthorization Bill protects infants traveling by air! NAPA, Calif., Feb. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In response to 2 separate events which unfolded for Melissa Bradley and her family of 6 including an infant daughter who is 11 months old, who were removed from a United Airlines aircraft flight #75 from San Francisco to Honolulu; because their rear facing car seat which is FAA approved for use in automobiles and aircraft could not fit in the seat due to a...

2010-12-13 23:01:00

Programs Target Parents of Newborns Through Age 14 How to Keep Kids Safe In And Around the Car WASHINGTON, Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Since 1997, Safe Kids USA has enjoyed a successful partnership with General Motors and the General Motors Foundation in providing the Safe Kids Buckle Up program, a portfolio of targeted safety information for parents of newborns through age 14. The Safe Kids Buckle Up program, which is the largest, most comprehensive child passenger...

2010-11-12 11:55:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Californians hit an all-time high mark for buckling up their seat belts according to figures just released by the California Office of Traffic Safety. In an observational survey done during the summer, 96.2 percent of drivers and passengers were using seat belts or child safety seats. This is up from the 2009 figure of 95.3 percent and above the previous high in 2008 of 95.7 percent. The figures were released just prior to the start of...

2010-10-07 11:49:00

Parents Urged to Have Troopers Inspect Seats HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- About 75 percent of child passenger safety seats inspected last month by the Pennsylvania State Police were improperly installed, Commissioner Frank E. Pawlowski announced today. "I urge all parents to check the child safety seats in their vehicles," Pawlowski said. "We know that these seats save lives, but only when they are used correctly. If you are unsure about whether your child's safety...

2010-09-23 06:00:00

AURORA, Ill., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA now advises parents of infants and young toddlers to secure their children in rear-facing child safety seats for as long as possible, maxing out the upper weight or height limits of the car seat. Researchers indicate that toddlers are 75 percent less likely to die or be seriously injured in a crash when they ride in a rear-facing car seat up to their second birthday. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100506/AAACHILOGO) (Logo:...

2010-09-21 08:00:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- While installing and using child safety seats may appear to be easy enough, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has estimated that close to 3 out of 4 parents do not use child restraints properly. See video from General Motors at: http://inr.synapticdigital.com/oneClip_C_105/?feed=fUuSrjB_5_cyPDRthBexiRdx075XTBrP To help raise awareness to the importance of securing children properly during every ride, Safe Kids USA has partnered with the...

2010-09-20 11:15:00

CYPRESS, Calif., Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of Child Passenger Safety Week (September 19 - 25), Mitsubishi Motors and Kids Safety First (KSF), in conjunction with Dorel Juvenile Group USA, a division of Dorel Industries Inc. (TSX: DII.B, DII.A), will host child safety seat inspection events at 13 Mitsubishi dealerships in seven states - Illinois, Texas, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, Florida and Arizona. At the events, families will receive hands-on instruction from certified...

2010-09-20 06:00:00

Safe Kids USA invites parents to get help with child seat installation WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Safe Kids USA and its network of coalitions will inspect thousands of child safety seats during Child Passenger Safety Week (September 19-25) by conducting more than 400 car seat checkup events for families and their children across the nation. Nationally certified child passenger safety technicians will lead the inspection events and deliver hands-on education to parents...

2010-09-19 23:01:00

AAA supports recommendation shown to reduce serious injury and death among infants and toddlers WASHINGTON Sept. 20 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- AAA now advises parents of infants and young toddlers to secure their children in rear-facing child safety seats for as long as possible, maxing out the upper weight or height limits of the car seat. Researchers indicate that toddlers are 75 percent less likely to die or be seriously injured in a crash when they ride in a rear-facing car seat up...

2010-09-16 10:00:00

Children Up to Age 8 Must Be Properly Restrained in Child Safety Seats HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Child Passenger Safety Week begins next week and PennDOT is reminding parents and caregivers to get back to basics and review car seat safety for their children. During Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 19-25, parents and caregivers can visit a fitting station to have their seats checked by a trained technician for proper installation and use. "Events...


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