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KidsAndCars.org Carbon Monoxide & Vehicle Safety Tips:

Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odorless, colorless gas that is emitted by running vehicles and can quickly cause you to become disoriented, suddenly ill or even death. Below are a few tips to keep you and your family safe from this dangerous gas:

 

Kid's Stories

Every year at least 1,747 people are killed and another 841,000 are injured in nontraffic incidents according to the Not-in-Traffic Surveillance (NiTS) 2007 report.* ‘Nontraffic’ meaning anything that happens off of public roads or highways, generally in parking lots or driveways.

Fatal Stories:
Below are stories of just a few children whose lives were lost in a non-traffic tragedy.

Tegan Bartow Michael Esposito Davin Knoll Alec Nelson Aslyn Ryan
         

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