Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, Esquire
The leading cause of death among children in America is automobile collisions. “1,335 children ages 14 years and younger died as occupants in motor vehicle crashes, and approximately 184,000 were injured,” according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). That’s four deaths every single day. Many of these deaths, however, are preventable.
“Placing children in age– and size–appropriate car and booster seats reduces serious and fatal injuries by more than half,” claims CDC, relying on data from the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration (NHTSA). Here’s what is recommended:
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