One local parent says you can prevent back-over accidents after OP girl hit by car backing up

March 23, 2015

An Overland Park family hopes their critically-injured 1-year-old girl will be able to recover from severe traumatic injuries.

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Tributes flow for toddler killed in grandma’s driveway

January 15, 2015

Tributes are flowing for 15-month-old Braxton James Nowlan, the Ipswich toddler who tragically died on Monday after being run over in his grandmother’s driveway. The toddler was apparently living at his grandmother’s home at the time.

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Special Report: New Ways To Save Lives

July 14, 2014

7/14/2014 Fox45 / ABC 22 News A simple camera may save a life. That’s the hope of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and an organization called Kidsandcars.org. Learn more: 2014-07-14-fox45-abc22-dimario-campbell

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A push to adjust backup cameras; Auto lobby seeks to tweak U.S. rule to free up design

June 7, 2014

6/7/2014 Automotive News – Gabe Nelson WASHINGTON — The long-awaited final federal rule mandating backup cameras may not be so final after all.

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US DoT makes rear-view cameras compulsory

June 3, 2014

6/3/2014 Car Design News While the new legislation goes some way to prevent such unfortunate incidents, the ruling does raise the question as to whether the design of some cars adds to the problem. Learn more: 2014-06-03-cardesignnews-rvs

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Abigail’s legacy: Pelham mom gets backup camera legislation passed 4 years after daughter’s death

May 12, 2014

5/12/2014 AL.com – Martin Reed It started out as any other day for mother Brandy Dahlen and her family. Then it was anything but. Learn more: 2014-05-12-al.com-dahlen-rvs    

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Mother works to educate parents about risk of driveway backovers

May 2, 2014

5/5/2014 KMBC Chanel 9 News – Scott McDonnell “Casey Jordan’s daughter Skye was a toddler when a vehicle backed over her in the driveway. The girl had just been dropped off, and she was behind it when the truck pulled out. Her injuries were so extensive that doctors gave her just a 5 percent chance […]

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12 years after son’s tragic death Father wins battle for rearview cameras

April 4, 2014

4/4/2014 Oyster Bay Guardian – Laura Lane Greg’s life changed dramatically after the accident. He became relentlessly committed to ensuring that what happened to his little boy would never happen again. Three months after Cameron’s tragic death, Greg began his crusade to change the way cars are manufactured. “I decided to take my grief and […]

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Why Don’t All New Cars Have Rearview Cameras?

February 26, 2014

2/26/2014 The New York Times – Teresa Tritch The rearview law, enacted in 2008, is intended to prevent deaths and injuries that occur when drivers are backing up. Each year, back-over accidents kill some 230 people, mostly children, and injure another 17,000. Learn more: 2014-02-26-ny-times-rvs

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Federally mandated backup camera legislation heating up again

January 3, 2014

1/3/2014 Auto Blog – Jeffrey Ross The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration could finally be ready to implement a law first expected back in 2008. Learn more: 2014-01-03-auto-blog-rvs

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