Buckle up safely: a cluster randomised trial to evaluate the effectiveness of a pre-school based program to increase appropriate use of child restraints
- Sociology. DUPAUL, M. E. // America;3/7/1931, Vol. 44 Issue 22, p529
The author talks about the U.S. child-safety program which has been established in schools in order to prevent accidents and reduce the deaths of children due to automobile accidents. According to the author, the number of automobile accidents has been increasing, which had an annual toll of...
- 'Stranger danger' preventing child outdoor play. // Community Practitioner;Oct2013, Vol. 86 Issue 10, p6
The article discusses the finding that majority of children do not play outdoors because of their parents being concerned about their safety from strangers and traffic accidents and also because of being concerned about disturbing the neighbors.
- National Child Passenger Safety Week--February 8-14, 1998. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;1/30/1998, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p59
Highlights the 1998 National Child Passenger Safety Week, with emphasis on the number of children who died as a result of motor vehicle accidents in the United States. Information on various measures and precautions taken to ensure the safety of children; Where more details on this issue may be...
- Child Passenger Safety Week, February 10-16, 2002. // MMWR: Morbidity & Mortality Weekly Report;2/8/2002, Vol. 51 Issue 5, p104
Reports that the Child Passenger Safety Week on February 10-16, 2002 will focus on interventions to prevent injuries and deaths among children from motor vehicle crashes. Number of child passengers who died from motor vehicle crashes in 2000; Ways to minimize risk of child passengers.
- Play it safe. Lord, Melody // Australia's Parents;Feb/Mar97, Issue 97, p46
Focuses on the prevention of accidents among preschool children. Prevalence of accidents among preschool children; Common accidents; Areas of potential problems; Guide to assessing playground safety.
- Road Safety And Youth Physical Activity Levels. Carver, Alison // Nutridate;Mar2011, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p5
Compared with previous generations, children spend less time playing outdoors and walk or cycle for transport less often. As a result children are missing valuable opportunities to include physical activity as part of their daily routine. This article describes how road safety is related to...
- A Boost for Safety. Kump, Theresa // Parenting;Sep2000, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p25
Cites the impact of car-seat use on the prevention of crash-related deaths among babies and toddlers in the United States. Statistics on crash-related deaths; Why booster seats are not bought by many parents; Details on the efforts to improve car safety.
- Making bad decisions. Matthews, David // Roads & Bridges;Apr2014, Vol. 52 Issue 4, p74
The article highlights bad decisions made in architecture and everyday life. Topics discussed include the disadvantages experienced after the construction of the renowned London, England building called by locals as the Walkie Talkie, the case of a 10 year old Norwegian boy who was twice caught...
- Child car seats in the USA may be required for protection in side-impact crashes. // Injury Prevention (1353-8047);Apr2014, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p102
The article reports on the plan of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to include a side crash simulation test for child car seats which aims to prevent about 5 children fatalities and 64 injuries related to car accidents yearly.