Collision Mitigation Advances

November 12, 2018

Fewer False Positives Among Improvements, Suppliers Say False positives have been greatly reduced as the technology has improved, Volvo Trucks says. (Volvo Trucks) Collision mitigation systems for trucks are becoming increasingly popular as they offer enhanced safety features, register fewer false activations and set the stage for increasing autonomous capabilities. When these systems first were […]

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Frontover deaths involving kids skyrocketing with truck and SUV popularity

June 4, 2018

Angie Koehle 5:00 PM, Jun 4, 2018 1:04 PM, Jun 5, 2018 roads | let joe know PHOENIX – Federal law now requires all new cars sold in the US to come equipped with rear cameras and screens. It’s to prevent backover crashes, many times involving small children. The recent change is a huge victory for child safety advocates, […]

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Keven Moore: Avoid horrific driveway run-over accidents; take extra caution, heed these safety tips

May 24, 2018

May 24th, 2018 · One of the most horrific, unthinkable accidents that can happen to a child can take place less than a few feet from your very own front door. Run-over accidents in your driveway occur too often and are devastating to families, as 70 percent of the time, they involve another family member […]

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Kids And Cars

May 1, 2018

HERLIFE Magazine, By Rebecca Flansburg We’ve heard the heartbreaking stories of a sleep-deprived parent, a hot car, an infant and a mistake that will haunt them for the rest of their life. We read the headlines of how another child lost their life after being left in an oppressively hot vehicle and shake our heads in dismay; […]

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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, Janette@KidsAndCars.org, (484) 278-4641 or (415) 336-9279 KidsAndCars.org: Amber Andreasen, Amber@KidsAndCars.org, (913) 732-2792 Hasbro Children’s Hospital and Alpert Medical School of Brown University. Mark R. Zonfrillo, MD, MSCE zonfrillo@brown.edu, 401-606-3532 New Study Released on Nontraffic Injuries and Fatalities in Young Children First of its kind study focuses on hidden […]

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July 10, 2017

WATCH VIDEO YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –With vehicles getting larger, it is becoming more difficult to see children in front of cars. Hundreds of children have lost their lives when drivers, often pulling forward out of a driveway, accidentally crush them. Kids and Cars call these kids of accidents frontovers. Eighty percent of frontovers involve larger vehicles and most accidents involve […]

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WATCH VIDEO YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –With vehicles getting larger, it is becoming more difficult to see children in front of cars. Hundreds of children have lost their lives when drivers, often pulling forward out of a driveway, accidentally crush them. Kids and Cars call these kids of accidents frontovers. Eighty percent of frontovers involve larger vehicles and most accidents involve […]

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Bigger Vehicles Create 'Front Over' Deadly Blindspot

June 12, 2017

CBS NEWS , WFMY 7:24 PM. EDT June 12, 2017 Pittsburgh, PA — Back up cameras help prevent drivers from backing over a child. But many parents might not know that there is also a major blind zone in front of the vehicle and a national safety group says you can pull forward and never see […]

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Bigger Vehicles Create ‘Front Over’ Deadly Blindspot

CBS NEWS , WFMY 7:24 PM. EDT June 12, 2017 Pittsburgh, PA — Back up cameras help prevent drivers from backing over a child. But many parents might not know that there is also a major blind zone in front of the vehicle and a national safety group says you can pull forward and never see […]

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Bigger Vehicles Create 'Front Over' Deadly Blindspot

CBS NEWS , WFMY 7:24 PM. EDT June 12, 2017 Pittsburgh, PA — Back up cameras help prevent drivers from backing over a child. But many parents might not know that there is also a major blind zone in front of the vehicle and a national safety group says you can pull forward and never see […]

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