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Feds: Tweens' child injuries could be prevented with seat belts

The federal Department of Transportation has initiated its first-ever seat belt campaign targeted at "tween" passengers -- those between the ages of 8 and 14. This initiative, designed to prevent New York child injuries, is just the latest in a string of traffic safety programs that are targeted toward kids. Experts say that this is a particularly important campaign because younger teens -- those in the 13- to 14-year-old age range -- are far more likely to suffer serious child injuries in car crashes as compared to both their older and younger counterparts. This higher injury rate is not dependent on the tween's seating position in the vehicle.

What You Should Know About Teenagers And ATV Accidents

All-terrain vehicles were originally designed to make it easier for farmers and farmhands to perform duties, such as hauling supplies out to a work area or traveling along a fence line to inspect it. Today, these vehicles are also popular for recreation in coastal and rural terrain as well as off-road and in mountainous areas.

Should child safety seats be replaced after a wreck?

Those who were in an accident likely had their insurance company, or the insurance company of the at-fault driver, repair their vehicle according to their auto insurance coverage limits. But what about the child safety seat that was in the vehicle during the accident?

Is Childhood Lead Poisoning A Serious Problem In New York City?

Despite decades of work to eliminate lead poisoning, many New York-based children suffer from this type of poisoning each year. While the problem has certainly improved over the years, it remains a public health concern upon which New York health professionals and lawmakers work diligently to rectify.

What You Should Know About Daycare Accidents

Leaving your child at a daycare center is never an easy thing for a parent to do. Even if you have fully checked the facility out and gotten some great recommendations from your friends, there is still always a chance that your child could become injured while attending there.

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