New Study Released on Nontraffic Injuries and Fatalities in Young Children

September 27, 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 27, 2017 Contact: KidsAndCars.org: Janette Fennell, [email protected], (484) 278-4641 or (415) 336-9279 KidsAndCars.org: Amber Andreasen, [email protected], (913) 732-2792 Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Mark R. Zonfrillo, MD, MSCE [email protected], 401-275-3765 New Study Released on Nontraffic Injuries and Fatalities in Young Children First of its kind study focuses on hidden […]

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Fighting for life and protecting our children

September 13, 2017

By Casey Parker Posted Sep 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM    On April 1st, 2012, my daughter Skye Renee Jordan was hit by a truck. I will never forget the day as long as I live. I was organizing a volleyball tournament when I got the call from my husband — he had run over Skye with his truck. Everything […]

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While Back-Up Cameras Help Drivers See Behind Vehicles, They Aren’t Foolproof

August 26, 2017

August 26, 2017 12:06 AM NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Back-up cameras help drivers to see things behind the bumper that we normally wouldn’t, but are we relying too heavily on them? By checking your rear and side view mirrors, you would hope to see something sitting in your driveway, especially if it’s a good 10 to […]

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Backup Cameras Save Lives — the RAA Would Endanger Them

June 14, 2017

25 May 2017 Cameron Gulbransen was accidentally killed at age two after being run over by an automobile without a backup camera. On Oct. 19, 2002, my wife Leslie and I soon learned the hardest lesson we will ever learn. It was 9:30 p.m., and Leslie and I had returned from dinner with friends. My […]

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What You Need to Know About Backup Cameras

May 16, 2016

5/16/16, Cars.com 2016 GMC Terrain Denali Cars.com photo by Angela Conners CARS.COM — Backup cameras are more than just a cool feature: They can be lifesavers. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is making those cameras mandatory, and for good reason: The agency wants to help prevent the 210 fatalities and 15,000 injuries caused each […]

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How large is the blind zone behind your vehicle?

February 8, 2016

Back up cameras won’t simply be an option on vehicles by 2018.  Families who’ve lost loved ones in back over accidents pushed for the law requiring them in all new cars.

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What you need to know about automatic reverse braking

February 2, 2016

Automatic reverse braking systems have the potential to prevent a particularly tragic type of accident.

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No back-up camera on your car? Add one

November 1, 2015

The NHTSA estimates that more than 200 people and 15,000 injuries occur annually because of backing-up crashes, with many of the fatalities occurring to children younger than 5.

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How a small White House agency stalls life-saving regulations

October 28, 2015

The little-known Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs can delay, rewrite or kill rules mandated by Congress, and as the case of requiring rearview cameras on cars shows, it often uses that power.

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July 18, 2015

A Bossier City couple teaches their 3 young kids to beware of strangers, watch before crossing the street, but a warning about playing in the driveway never crossed their minds.

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