No matter if your kids are walking to school, a friend’s house or to the park safety is always a concern. Of course, teaching your children from an early age about road safety is vital it’s also important to continue teaching safety all throughout their lives. Making it a daily habit for you teaches them by example. Here are a few simple tips to make sure they always get there safely.
Pedestrian injuries are the fifth leading cause of death in the United States for children ages 5 to 19. Teenagers are at greatest risk with a death rate twice that of younger children. Teenagers now account for half of all child pedestrian deaths. Distractions such as headphones, other teenagers and daydreaming can all be fatal to pedestrians.
Set a good example by putting down your own devices when you are driving or walking around cars. If we show them by example they will more likely do the same.
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