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: