Tag: Children

  • June 23rd, 2020

The 2016 Motor Vehicle Occupant Safety Survey used address-based sampling with a multi-mode methodology to produce nationally representative estimates of self-reported behaviors, attitudes, and knowledge related to various motor vehicle occupant safety topics among United States adults 18 and older. The current volume is third in a series of four volumes describing the survey and […]

  • June 9th, 2020

This Research Note provides information on fatalities to people of all ages and children 14 and younger, in particular, who were involved in “motor vehicle non-crash incidents” (herein referred to as “non-crash incidents”) over the four-year period: 2008 to 2011. The data on such incidents was obtained by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration through […]

  • June 2nd, 2020

This July is National Child Heatstroke Prevention Month. 851 children have died due to vehicular heatstroke since 1998, but all of these deaths could have been prevented. These are the statistics as of May 28, 2020: Child heatstroke fatalities in 2020: 2 Child heatstroke fatalities in 2019: 52 Child heatstroke fatalities in 2018: 53 Child […]

  • May 7th, 2020

A parent’s priority is always to keep their child safe, and that includes making sure they are in the right car seat for their age and size, and to make sure that car seat meets Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSSs). Through a concerned law enforcement officer, we learned about a vehicle seat on the market […]