Other Dangers Educator Resources
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Being left alone is cars, vehicles set in motion, underage drivers, power windows, trunk entrapments, and winter are only a handful of other dangers that are a risk to children and pets of all ages.
Childproof Your Ride
Most parents know how important it is to childproof their home, but safety shouldn’t stop at the front door. Did you know that vehicle-related injuries are the #1 killer of children? Learn about the hidden dangers you never knew your children faced in and around your vehicle and what you can do about it….
Kids and Car Safety’s (formerly KidsAndCars.org) unique data collection, research, and analysis have identified emerging trends in how children and pets are being injured or killed in nontraffic vehicle-related incidents. This early detection system has enabled Kids and Car Safety (KACS) to measure the significance of risks that have been historically unrecognized and successfully implement campaigns and Federal regulations to reduce and even eliminate those risks.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The data below vastly underestimates the true magnitude of nontraffic fatal incidents involving children. The data represents the incidents Kids and Car Safety has documented involving children < 14 years of age. More detailed data available upon request.
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2. Hover over a state to see the total number of children involved.
3. Click on a state to view a list of incidents for that state.
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Kids and Cars Safety is devoted to eliminating vehicle-related risks to children and pets through data collection, research and analysis, public education and awareness programs, policy change, product redesign and supporting families to channel their grief into positive change.Donate to Save a Child's Life