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Vehicle Safety (Overview)

Vehicle safety is monitored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an agency that created standards for the production of vehicles regarding aspects such as safety door latches, braking systems, and bumper heights.


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Explain the aspects of car safety.?

Explain the aspects of car safety.?

Part 2 car safety: This link from the university of michigan may be quite helpful http://www.Med.Umich.Edu/yourchild/topics/carseat.Htm. ...Read more

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Vehicle Safety (Overview)

Vehicle safety is monitored by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, an agency that created standards for the production of vehicles regarding aspects such as safety door latches, braking systems, and bumper heights.


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What do I need to know about car seat safety?

What do I need to know about car seat safety?

A lot!: Car seats are one of the most important advances in child safety! it is absolutely essential that you learn how to adjust your car seat, how to fit it properly in your car, and how to make sure it fits your baby well as he/she grows. Infants should always ride in the back seat, rear facing for at least one year. Never put an infant car seat in the front seat of a car. ...Read more

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Do you have any safety tips on where my 12yo should sit in the car?

Do you have any safety tips on where my 12yo should sit in the car?

Depends on the kid: Belts came in the 50's, car seats came in the 70's. It's hard for parents to identify with devices they never saw as children.The safest engineered position in a car is the driver, followed by back seat mid, then back seat right with rt front the most vulnerable. Sixty% of single fatality wrecks kill the front passenger. A 12yo over 4'7"&100lb could sit belted up front, if not 4'7, booster in back. ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my two week child when traveling by car?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my two week child when traveling by car?

Car seats!: Properly securing an appropriate car seat is vital to the baby's safety. Safe driving practices are obviously essential too! The size of your vehicle is a factor in car safety as well, but this is not specific to your baby. ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my 18-24 month old child when traveling by car?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my 18-24 month old child when traveling by car?

In car seat strapped: If your wife can travel along side the child its always more reassuring for them, and she can address any need he or she might have while in the car. ...Read more

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What are some tips for infant car safety?

What are some tips for infant car safety?

1. Get car seat.: 2. Read manual for car seat. 3. Install seat according to manual. 4. Install baby in seat according to manual. 5. Drive carefully. 6. Do not forget to uninstall baby from car seat before exiting the vehicle when you get to your destination. 7. Look both ways and watch your step when carrying baby away from vehicle. ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my 15-18 month old child when traveling by car?

What are some safety precautions I should take for my 15-18 month old child when traveling by car?

Car seats!: Properly securing an appropriate car seat is vital to the child's safety. Safe driving practices are obviously essential too! ...Read more

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What are some safety precautions I should take for my newborn baby when traveling by car?

Approved car seat: Safe travel with your infant in a car begins with a properly installed, rear-facing approved car seat. For longer rides you will need to plan for frequent stops to feed, move about, etc. You may want to shield your baby from direct sun light and bundle up if it is cold outside. Mirrors which attach to rear windows by suction make it easy for you to check on your baby using the rear view mirror. ...Read more

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What is the best driver side car window screen for sun protection and safety?

LLumar: You can google www.Llumar.Com to find out about this product. The side and back windows are the most important since they allow 60% of uva rays in. ...Read more

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Safety (Definition)

Safety is a topic that includes recommendations for making the home and outdoor environments safe, especially for kids. This topic includes ideas on childproofing cabinets, keeping dangerous items locked up, ensuring balconies and stairs are safe, covering wiring and outlets, fencing off pools, staying away from cars, watching ...Read more