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Keeping Kids Safe: Inside & Out

You place your children's safety at the top of your priority list. You shopped for the safest car when you started a family. You read up on car seats for kids and figured out which one worked best for you and your family. You even took your car and car seat to a car seat inspection station to have an expert inspect your installation.

But did you know there are other dangers in and around your vehicle that could seriously harm or even kill your child?

We have identified six common dangers that even the most careful parents can overlook, and some tips on how to avoid them (click on the image to learn more):



power windows
Power Windows

vehicle rollaway
Vehicle Rollaway

seat belt entanglement
Seat Belt Entanglement

trunk entrapment
Trunk Entrapment

U.S. Department of Transportation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
Washington, DC 20590
1-800-424-9153 (TTY)