How to Keep Your Child Safe in the Car
Do you know what kind of car seat your child should be in? Is it properly installed? If your child is a tween or older, are they using a seat belt every time they’re in the car?
Our kids need to be safe when they are in the car with us. Every 33 seconds a child under 13 is involved in a car crash in the United States. That’s a scary stat, isn’t it? For younger children, car seats can dramatically reduce the risk of fatality or injury – but over half of car seats are either installed or used incorrectly. For older children, buckling up is critical. A full 50% of children age 8-14 who were killed in car crashes from 2011-2015 were not restrained. [Read more…]