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Child Safety

September 17-23, 2023  (Child Passenger Safety Week) / September 23, 2023 (National Seat Check Saturday)

Car crashes are a leading cause of death among children. On average, two children under 13 were killed and an estimated 374 were injured every day in 2019 while riding in cars, SUVs, pickups, and vans.

  • 608 child passenger vehicle occupants died in traffic crashes in 2019.
  • 38% of children who died in 2019 while riding in passenger vehicles were unrestrained, compared to 33% in 2018.

Keeping children safe extends past car seats. From pedestrian safety to vehicular heatstroke, we have the resources you need to promote child safety in your community.


Campaigns Under Child Safety

  • Car Seat Registration
  • Child Car Safety
  • Child Passenger Safety Week
  • Ease of Use
  • Heatstroke Prevention
  • If You Love Them Enough
  • Tweens (ages 8-14)