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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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Car seat alert: Could wearing a winter coat endanger your child?

December 14, 2015

It’s a mistake any parent can easily make in winter: putting your child in a car seat bundled up in their winter coat. And it could be deadly.

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Wheaton nurse fights DCFS child neglect finding

December 4, 2015

Has impulse to protect children encroached on parental rights?

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These mothers forgot their babies in hot cars. They were fatal failures of memory, not of love.

November 23, 2015

Lyn Balfour and Stephanie Salvilla have quite a bit in common. They are both intelligent women. They are devoted mothers. They both made the fatal mistake of accidentally leaving their baby boys in their cars while they were at work.

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COULD YOU FORGET YOUR BABY?

November 22, 2015

Would you forget your child? Are you willing to bet their life on it?

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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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10 Fascinating But Forgotten Women From American History

November 5, 2015

On October 29, 1995, Janette Fennell was carjacked along with her husband and nine-month-old son. A pair of armed thugs burst into her garage, tossed the couple into the trunk of their Lexus, and then sped off…

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No back-up camera on your car? Add one

November 1, 2015

The NHTSA estimates that more than 200 people and 15,000 injuries occur annually because of backing-up crashes, with many of the fatalities occurring to children younger than 5.

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How a small White House agency stalls life-saving regulations

October 28, 2015

The little-known Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs can delay, rewrite or kill rules mandated by Congress, and as the case of requiring rearview cameras on cars shows, it often uses that power.

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