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Can cameras save lives?

January 5, 2012

1/5/2012 WWLP – Jean Elle Hundreds of small children are killed or injured each year in the U.S. when a car backs up over them, often at home. Learn More: 2012-01-05-wwpl

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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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Keep Your Kids Safe from Power Window Accidents

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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Kids and Cars: Bringing awareness to backover accidents

January 2, 2012

1/2/2012 Joyce Perrelli, San Jose Parenting Examiner Looking for a New Year’s Resolution? How about resolving to always check your mirrors and blind spots when pulling out of a driveway in order to avoid an accidental backover accident? Learn More: 2012-01-02-sanjose-parenting-examiner

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Kids and Cars: Bringing awareness to backover accidents

1/2/2012 Joyce Perrelli, San Jose Parenting Examiner Looking for a New Year’s Resolution? How about resolving to always check your mirrors and blind spots when pulling out of a driveway in order to avoid an accidental backover accident? Learn More: 2012-01-02-sanjose-parenting-examiner

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Bay Area accidents highlight importance of children’s safety around vehicles

January 1, 2012

1/1/2012 San Jose Mercury News – By Paul Burgarino It’s hard to fathom how a young child can be accidentally killed outside his home by a loved one, but such tragedies happen more often than people might think. Learn More: 2012-01-01-sanjose-mercury-news

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Bay Area accidents highlight importance of children's safety around vehicles

1/1/2012 San Jose Mercury News – By Paul Burgarino It’s hard to fathom how a young child can be accidentally killed outside his home by a loved one, but such tragedies happen more often than people might think. Learn More: 2012-01-01-sanjose-mercury-news

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Yencey Ayala

June 6, 2004

Yencey Ayala – June 8, 2004 Tot dies after her neck becomes stuck in car’s power window 06/08/2004 Associated Press A 3-year-old Farmers Branch girl was accidentally asphyxiated when her neck became caught in the power-operated window of a pickup truck, the Dallas County medical examiner’s office has ruled. Police said Yencey Ayala was reaching […]

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Cade Wright

June 30, 2003

Cade Wrigth – June 30, 2003 On June 30, 2003, Lisa and Brian Wright were visiting a crowded snow-cone stand on a hot summer day in Groves, TX with their son, Cade. Their family outing ended in tragedy when 3-year-old Cade was killed in the parking lot by the snow-cone stand. The boy was struck […]

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