Each fall, the U.S. Department of Transportation and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) promote Child Passenger Safety Week and National Seat Check Saturday. Child Passenger Safety Week runs from September 15th – 21st and National Seat Check Saturday will be held on September 29th. This important campaign aims to spread the important message of ensuring that children are properly restrained while traveling in vehicles.
According to the NHTSA, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children between ages one and thirteen. Sadly, many of these deaths could have been prevented through the proper use of car seats, booster seats, and seat belts. In honor of Child Passenger Safety Week and Child Safety Month, the following are five important tips to follow:
Avoiding preventable losses of life through the proper use of child safety seats is an important message to spread to your friends and loved ones. Kaufman Law proudly represents car accident victims. For questions about a potential case, contact us today.