Tag: Children

  • June 15th, 2016

For the purpose of this fact sheet, children are defined as 14 years old and younger. Motor vehicle traffic crashes are a leading killer of children. Of the 32,675 motor vehicle traffic fatalities in 2014 in the United States, 1,070 (3%) were children 14 and younger.

  • February 5th, 2016

Parents and caregivers struggle to comply with child passenger safety (CPS) recommendations, and frequently make mistakes when choosing and installing restraints. The objective of this project was to develop and test various methods of framing CPS recommendations, and to determine how to best communicate CPS information to parents/caregivers.

  • September 5th, 2014

Choosing the right car seat is high on the list for any new parent, and every parent plans to leave the hospital with a newborn securely buckled up in a car seat. But as kids grow up, using a car seat or booster seat may feel more like an option rather than a requirement. By […]