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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July 10, 2017

WATCH VIDEO YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –With vehicles getting larger, it is becoming more difficult to see children in front of cars. Hundreds of children have lost their lives when drivers, often pulling forward out of a driveway, accidentally crush them. Kids and Cars call these kids of accidents frontovers. Eighty percent of frontovers involve larger vehicles and most accidents involve […]

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Bigger Vehicles Create ‘Front Over’ Deadly Blindspot

June 12, 2017

CBS NEWS , WFMY 7:24 PM. EDT June 12, 2017 Pittsburgh, PA — Back up cameras help prevent drivers from backing over a child. But many parents might not know that there is also a major blind zone in front of the vehicle and a national safety group says you can pull forward and never see […]

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Increasing Number Of Children Killed in ‘Frontover’ Accidents

June 9, 2017

May 8, 2017 7:23 PMBy Susan Koeppen WATCH VIDEO REPORT PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There is a growing concern involving blind zones and vehicles. As of May 8, 2017, there have been 16 children who have been killed in frontover accidents. That’s where a driver doesn’t see a child in front of their car and accidentally […]

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Increasing Number Of Children Killed in ‘Frontover’ Accidents

June 5, 2017

May 8, 2017 7:23 PMBy Susan Koeppen WATCH VIDEO PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There is a growing concern involving blind zones and vehicles. As of May 8, 2017, there have been 16 children who have been killed in frontover accidents. That’s where a driver doesn’t see a child in front of their car and accidentally pulls […]

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VIDEO: Florida parents demand mandatory protective barriers at daycare centers

March 1, 2015

3/1/2015 The Today Show, Kerry Sanders reports Orange Country, Florida is expected to be the first in the nation to adopt a new standard for all daycare centers in which barriers are put in place strong enough to stop 5,000-pound vehicle. NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports. Learn more: 2015-03-01-todayshow-florida-daycare barriers

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Walnut Cove Baby Dies After Being Run Over By Trailer

October 4, 2013

10/4/2013 WFMY CBS News 2 WALNUT COVE, N.C. — There are some accidents that will just stay with you–and Captain Terry Dalton says this one of those.

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Texas Four-Year Old Killed by Runover Car Accident

September 20, 2013

9/20/2013 Cagle Law Firm The tragic accidental death of a 4 year old boy in Texas reminds us of the dangers of children in and around automobiles. The boy’s father arrived home from work around 6:30 p.m. where his son was playing in the front yard. The father stopped his truck in the driveway and […]

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4-year-old strikes, kills toddler sister with pickup in Collin County

August 26, 2013

8/26/2013 Dallas Morning News – Sarah Mervosh A 2-year-old girl was killed in northern Collin County on Sunday after her 4-year-old sibling hit the toddler with a pickup, authorities said. The truck had been parked in a driveway in the 300 block of Westmoreland Circle in Westminster, a small community near Anna. The family was loading […]

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Congress urged to pass easy auto safety fixes that will save kids’ lives

April 29, 2013

Congress urged to pass easy auto safety fixes that will save kids’ lives Consumers Union* KIDS AND CARS * ADVOCATES FOR HIGHWAY AND AUTO SAFETY September 6, 2006 Motor Vehicle Dangers That Are An Easy Fix Continue to Kill and Injure Children Safety Groups, Survivor Advocates, and Members of Congress Urge  Passage of Safety Law […]

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