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2013-09-18 08:27:38

WASHINGTON, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), more than a third of children under age 13 who died in passenger vehicle crashes in 2011 were not in car seats or wearing seat belts. To help eliminate these deaths, and as part of Child Passenger Safety Week, NHTSA is highlighting the important safety benefits associated with the proper use of car seats, booster seats, and seat belts. To view the...

2013-09-17 23:24:52

Due to intense worldwide demand, SafeToSleep is seeking international distributors to bring SafeToSleep products to families in markets outside the United States and Canada. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 SafeToSleep®, maker of the first baby monitor that can monitor the breathing of a sleeping baby, is seeking international distribution partners to represent SafeToSleep products in markets outside North America. The expansion comes on the heels of an intense international...

2013-09-17 16:25:54

Parents can now monitor and control children's online and mobile phone safety, and protect them in case of emergency MONTREAL, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Amber Child Safety, the most comprehensive online child protection solution, today launched its advanced safety system giving parents and caregivers peace of mind while protecting their children in this digital age. Amber Child Safety introduces an integrated, easy-to-use digital toolbox for parents to address emerging dangers like...

2013-09-17 08:22:23

A Public Health Emergency of Epic Proportions with Only One in Four Child Car Seats in the U.S. Properly Installed NEW YORK, Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, a national leader in pediatric medicine, and Toyota announced today the first annual National Buckle Up for Life Day - a nationwide movement dedicated to improving child passenger safety. In recognition of Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15-21, 2013), the partnership will launch...

2013-09-17 00:20:22

AAA, IDOT, IL Secretary of State Jesse White and IL Head Start to offer 88 statewide seat check events to combat these issues AURORA, Ill., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty years after the enactment of Illinois' first child safety seat law, marked progress with caregivers striving to learn proper car seat installation, improvements in car seat technology and the dedicated work of safety advocates are saving thousands of children's lives. Still today, installing a car seat correctly...

2013-09-16 12:20:33

Affluent, educated and young parents are worst offenders WASHINGTON, Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of National Child Passenger Safety Week (September 15-21), Safe Kids Worldwide today released "Buckle Up: Every Ride, Every Time," a new study that finds an alarming percentage of parents are not always taking the time to ensure their children are safely secured in vehicles. The report, funded as part of a $2 million grant from the General Motors Foundation, is based on a national...

2013-09-12 23:32:35

Safe Ride 4 Kids offers parents two additional color options for the revolutionary wearable car seat alternative, RideSafer® Travel Vest. CHANDLER, Ariz. (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 The RideSafer® Travel Vest now comes in two new color options. The manufacturer, Safe Traffic System, has added black with green trim and black with yellow trim to the already available blue and pink color options. The new colors are made in a more breathable air-mesh fabric to help ensure children...

2013-09-12 12:22:29

Police, Safety Groups to Offer Safety Seat Checkpoints Statewide HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 12, 2013 /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. 15 - 21. In addition, Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, has been designated as "National Seat Check Saturday." "I urge all parents and caregivers to get their seats checked,...

2013-09-12 08:21:13

AutoPartsWarehouse.com reminds consumers to review child safety in the car during "Child Passenger Safety Week" -- and beyond; vehicle crashes number one cause of childhood deaths CARSON, Calif., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To help raise awareness about child safety during Child Passenger Safety Week, September 15(th) - 21(st) -- and beyond, AutoPartsWarehouse.com today released its 2013 Child Passenger Safety Tips and Resource Guide. The guide is available online at AutoPartsWarehouse.com...

2013-09-11 12:20:19

WORCESTER, Mass., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A stunning statistic is that motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children. And, for every fatality caused by a motor vehicle crash, about 400 more children are treated for car accident related injuries. In recognition of the upcoming Child Passenger Safety Week, The Hanover Insurance Group, Inc. (NYSE: THG) offers safety tips for using child restraint systems properly. (Photo:...