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Child Passenger Safety for Safety Professionals

Did you know…

  • Motor vehicle crashes are the number one cause of death among children ages 1 to 19?
  • Children ages 2 to 5 who use safety belts prematurely are four times more likely to suffer a serious head injury in a crash than those in child safety seats or booster seats?
  • Of those children ages 12 and under who died in vehicle crashes in 2011, 33 percent were unrestrained?
  • Children should ride in the back seat until they are at least 13 years old?

As a safety professional, you can teach children to be safe in and around cars by using the resources on the following websites:

CEU Opportunities for CPS Technicians

.html CPS and Special Needs
.html Not Just Little Adults
.html The Many Faces of Latch
.html Truckin' with Tethers

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