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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Brake Shift Interlock Device Could Have Saved Life of Virginia Toddler

September 23, 2016

by PAUL THOMSON on SEPTEMBER 23, 201 Preventable Accident A device as cheap as $9 could have saved the life of a Greene County, Virginia toddler earlier this week.  On Monday, a 25 year old mother of three was washing her 2002 Ford Explorer in the family’s driveway, while her two older children, ages 3 […]

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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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Special Report: 2-year-old run over by vehicle could have been saved

December 3, 2012

12/3/2012 Journal & Courier – by David Smith and Sophia Voravong Kordyn’s parents believe their son’s death could have been prevented had their Dodge Durango been equipped with a simple yet effective mechanism — a brake-shift interlock — that prevents the shift lever from moving out of park until the brake pedal is depressed. Learn […]

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