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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After Boy Dies in Power Window Tragedy, Safety Expert Shares How to Keep Kids Safe in Cars

September 8, 2017

by Inside Edition 2:02 PM EDT, September 7, 2017 Playing After Boy Dies in Power Window Tragedy, Safety Expert Shares How to Keep Kids Safe in Cars As technological advances make everyday tasks like driving easier and more enjoyable, hidden dangers can also arise that put lives at risk — especially children. In August, 2-year-old Logan Vanderkleed died from injuries […]

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10 Surprising Safety Hazards

May 1, 2015

You’ll be shocked at what’s really dangerous for children in your home. Don’t skip our checklist of 10 safety hazards that could be deadly.

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Quick facts on automatic window safety and a history of the power window.

July 24, 2013

7/24/2013 NBC 9 News – Kerry Leary DENVER- Fatalities from automatic car windows are rare; there have been 57 deaths since 1991, according to kidsandcars.org. However, 2,000 injuries were reported from automatic car windows in 2012, and 1,000 of those injuries were children, according to the national Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Learn more: 2013-07-24-9news-power-window

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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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Two-year-old dies after she was left in the car and got her head trapped in the power window

April 3, 2012

4/3/2012 Daily News – Laura Cox Safety experts have long been campaigning for auto-reverse sensors to be mandatory on vehicle power windows. Learn More: 2012-04-03-daily-mail

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Keep Your Kids Safe from Power Window Accidents

January 4, 2012

1/4/2012 Presented by Pamela Reyhan, Allstate Auto Insurance Power windows have the capacity to exert enough force to fracture or crush bones or even strangle a child. A National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) study estimated that approximately 2,000 emergency room visits each year are caused by power windows. Learn More: 2012-01-04-allstate-power-window-partner-article

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