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2013-09-26 23:39:33

Tragic Yolo County collision results in loss of life due to ejection. Sacramento, California (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 On September 21, 2013 it was reported on Sacbee.com that a young woman died in West Sacramento after she was ejected from a vehicle during a roll-over crash. The collision occurred during the early morning hours. Most rollover incidents are caused by driver error. Occupants in the rollover vehicle have legal cases against the driver for negligence. Sadly, ejections...

2013-09-20 23:24:34

Revolutionary three-point pet safety harness design by Sleepypod is similar in concept to the three-point seatbelt federally required in all automobiles. Pasadena, Calif. (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 Sleepypod®, a Pasadena-based pet products company recognized for reinventing pet products through innovative design, today announces that Clickit Utility, its pet safety harness that is the first harness design to incorporate three points of attachment to safely restrain a pet in a...

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 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...

2013-09-16 08:21:01

-- UTI-Exton Promoting Automotive Safety on National Seat Check Saturday -- EXTON, Pa., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute (UTI) - the leading provider of automotive, diesel, motorcycle and marine technician training - is hosting a car seat inspection event in conjunction with National Seat Check Saturday. Free and open to the public, the event will be held Saturday, September 21(st) from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. EDT at UTI's Exton campus in Chester County....

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 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:...