Child Passenger Safety
September 6, 2016In Part 2 of this blog series on National Safety Council's updated child passenger safety recommendations, the topic of 3-point seat belts on school buses is explored.
September 1, 2016National Safety Council recently announced an update to its child passenger safety policy statement. This included a recommended mandate that children under 2 years of age should be properly secured in their own seat on airplanes using an using a child restraint system that has been approved and tested for aircraft usage.
July 28, 2016With summer temperatures in full swing and a heatwave impacting about half of the country, the threat of pediatric heatstroke is ongoing, so it is timely that this Sunday, July 31st marks National Heatstroke Prevention Day. Led by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the day is intended to bring awareness and education to the public about understanding and preventing pediatric heatstroke.
June 28, 2016This August, Pennsylvania becomes the 4th state to require children remain in a rear-facing child restraints to age 2. Here are common questions from parents.
March 23, 2016We're looking forward to seeing traffic safety colleagues at Lifesavers. Check out when we'll be presenting.
February 16, 2016Consumer Reports now recommends that children restrained using a rear-facing infant seat should be transitioned to a rear-facing convertible seat at age 1. This post explores how CPS Technicians and pediatricians can frame this information for parents and caregivers.
January 7, 2016Today, we are pleased to welcome a guest blog post from CHOP Trauma Prevention Coordinator Kelsy Stenger on Buckle Up For Life, a community-based passenger safety education program that educates families on critical safety behaviors and provides free child car seats to families in need.