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Correctly installed and properly used child safety seats (car seats) and booster seats — or seatbelts, depending on a child’s age — are the first line of defense in protecting kids on the road. Couple that with defensive driving habits and you’re helping to ensure that your kids travel safely.
But kids also have some responsibilities when it comes to staying safe in a car or on a school bus. Most are in these vehicles every day and so should be taught simple rules for traveling to help keep them safe. Be sure to explain to your kids that these rules must be followed every time, no matter who is driving or how short the ride may be.
Find out what the experts have to say.
When teens get their driver’s license, parents should consider creating their own rules of the road beyond the relevant driving laws.
More kids are injured in auto collisions than in any other type of accident, but you can protect them by learning the proper use of car seats and booster seats.
Your tot’s not a baby anymore! It’s time for a big-kid booster seat. But how can you ensure that your child is still safe and secure in the car? Find out here.
What’s the right way to install an infant safety seat? Is your toddler ready for a convertible seat? Get the car seat know-how you need here.
You probably spend part of every day in a car or on the bus. Find out how to be a safe traveler in this article for kids.
These defensive driving skills can help you avoid the dangers caused by other people’s bad driving.
Whether you’re driving your friends to the beach for the day or going on vacation with your family, read these tips for surviving road trips.
Safely securing kids in cars can be tricky. This video makes it easy to figure out which seat your child needs, and when.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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