3 (possible) reasons school buses don’t have seat belts

A school bus in Chattanooga, Tennessee, slammed into a tree last November. Six elementary school students died. And across the U.S., everyone asked: Why don't school buses have seat belts? Now, 18 states—including Washington—are considering laws requiring schools to add safety belts to their buses. In Washington, a proposed bill would mandate that all new school buses have a [...]

2017-02-13T11:00:05+00:00Child Safety|0 Comments

5 Tips for Safe Summer Sports

About 4 million kids will sustain an injury from sports this year. Most of these injuries are preventable. 1. Check the gear. Are the shoes fitted and comfortable? Does the activity call for shin guards, elbow pads, or a helmet? Biking, skating and skateboarding are responsible for about half of sports head injuries: Safe Kids [...]