CALL 6: Indiana leading the way in tracking children left on school buses

December 17, 2015

A national safety group is using Indiana data on children left on school buses in an effort to prompt other states to track the problem as well.

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The Major Car Seat Danger You Might Be Missing

December 15, 2015

As winter approaches, a recent crash test warns parents against dressing their children in thick winter coats while fastened in a car seat.

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Road Warrior: Safety advocates contend highway bill won’t cut it

November 15, 2015

“What good is a law that kills more people than it saves?” said Russ Swift, a former New Jerseyan and co-chairman of Florida-based Parents Against Tired Truck Drivers.

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Feds: Every child should have a seat belt on the school bus

November 10, 2015

In an announcement that will impact millions of schoolchildren, the federal government’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is recommending seat belts in every school bus in the nation. TODAY national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen reports.

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Road Warrior: Feds don’t count hundreds of traffic deaths

September 27, 2015

A motor vehicle death is a motor vehicle death. They should all be counted — regardless of when, regardless of where.”

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Dad Takes Kids’ Safety Into Own Hands — And Could Be in Trouble With the Law

September 16, 2015

A father who was frustrated by all the speeding cars in his neighborhood decided to do something about it by illegally posting his own stop signs.

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Rossen Reports: Why don’t most school buses have seat belts?

September 10, 2015

With millions of children getting on school buses, NBC’s national investigative correspondent Jeff Rossen takes a look at why most school buses don’t have seat belts, and just how dangerous that can get.

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Auto safety org joins ‘Cocktails With a Cause’ fundraiser

July 23, 2015

In addition to raising money for the St. Mary’s Healthcare System for Children in Queens, Flower Hill resident Chris Savino’s upcoming Cocktails With a Cause fundraiser will seek to promote automobile safety.
An hour-long VIP sponsor reception prior to the Sept. 24 event’s cocktail party and auction will feature the Kansas-based non-profit, for which Savino’s friend, former Village of Munsey Park Trustee Sue Auriemma, has advocated, as its VIP guest organization.

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New Signs at CHOP Has Everyone Talking

July 9, 2015

New signs being put up by the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia have got everybody talking.

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New law: No liability for breaking child out of hot car

May 28, 2015

Every year, about 38 children die from being left or forgotten in hot cars across the country, according to the advocacy group Kids and Cars. This summer, Virginia will have a new law to help prevent these deaths.
How often do passersby see a child left behind, locked in a hot car, but don’t act, afraid of a lawsuit if they break them out?

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