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Report: Missouri, Arkansas rank among Top 10 states for increases in seat belt usage

MISSOURI (KY3) - A new report shows more people are buckling up in Missouri and Arkansas over the past decade. Quote Wizard published a new report Thursday, using data from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and Insurance Institute for Highway Safety to evaluate seat belt trends in all 50 states. The full report includes a state-by-state breakdown of seat belt use, detailed information on seat belt use laws by state and data on unbuckled fatalities.
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witzamfm.com

Child Passenger Safety Week Urges Use of Safety Seats, Car Seat Checks

Indianapolis — With Child Passenger Safety Week taking place next week, the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute is encouraging parents and caregivers to learn about the importance of child safety seats and to take advantage of the state’s free resources and inspection services. Making sure children are in the right car...
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Sentinel

PennDOT, police urge seat checks

HARRISBURG — The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation, Pennsylvania State Police and Pennsylvania Traffic Injury Prevention Project encourage drivers to take advantage of safety seat check resources across the state as the agencies mark National Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 19 to 25. Saturday, Sept. 25 has been designated as “National...
PENNSYLVANIA STATE
WANE-TV

Research shows 46% of car seats are misused

INDIANAPOLIS (WANE) — Child Passenger Safety Week is taking place next week, and the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute (ICJI) is encouraging parents and caregivers to learn about the importance of child safety seats and to take advantage of the state’s free resources and inspection services. Making sure children are in...
WWLP 22News

Free car seat safety check in Easthampton to prevent injuries to children

EASTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – Two dozen technicians will be in Easthampton ready to check children’s’ car seats Friday. According to the Easthampton Fire Department, the free safety event will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Easthampton Public Safety Complex located on 32 Payson Avenue. Technicians will be available to install or check the safety of child seats.
EASTHAMPTON, MA
theintelligencer.com

Robin Writes: Mom, the original seat belt

We are required by law to wear seat belts in our cars. But there was a time when Mom was the only seat belt we needed. In the event of a sudden stop (or even the threat of one) her maternal instincts left the land of “Shake and Bake” to take on powers and abilities far beyond those of mortal moms. She was fast. She was precise. And she knew how to keep us safe.
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groundalerts.com

Automotive Seat Belts Market to Witness Widespread Expansion By 2026

The global automotive seat belts market is projected to observe substantial growth over the coming years due to the increasing adoption of passenger vehicles across the globe. Additionally, rising awareness about passenger safety and the introduction of numerous regulations as well as awareness programs globally, would also positively influence the industry growth over the coming years.
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Popular Mechanics

8 Best Dog Seat Belts for Securing Your Pet

With so many safety-rated dog seat belts and harnesses on the market, there's no excuse to put your dog at risk during car rides. Our comprehensive list includes some of the top picks for all sizes of dogs—and all sizes of budgets. Why Dogs Need Seat Belts. Whether you’re taking...
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Trevor Noah unearths anti-seat belt video foreshadowing today’s anti-maskers, anti-vaxxers

The more things change, the more they stay the same. “The Daily Show” host Trevor Noah unearthed video from the 1980s showing anti-belters opposing seat belt laws for a lot of the same reasons some folks today are rejecting masks and vaccines designed to keep themselves and their communities safe during a pandemic. Noah’s short bit, which aired Monday, has been making the rounds on social ...
NEW YORK CITY, NY
valdostatoday.com

Lowndes health department hosts a car seat check event

Lowndes County Health Department will host a car seat check event for the community this month. This event is hosted as part of the National Child Passenger Safety Week 2021 which is recognized September 19-25. It is important to choose a seat that is right for the size and age...
LOWNDES COUNTY, GA
Washington Post

When the battle over American freedom was centered on seat belt laws

Writing for the New York Times’s “Personal Health” column, Jane Brody argued convincingly that the new government mandate would save lives. But David Goldbeck, a reader who wrote in a few days later, disagreed that this consideration was worth the cost. “Unless the Constitution has been replaced with actuary tables,...

Take a seat: Make sure your child is buckled up right this Child Passenger Safety Week

Written by Elizabeth Dobbins, Office of Complete Streets. Are you using your child’s car seat correctly? Children are our most precious cargo, but keeping kids safe during car rides is not always straight-forward. Child Passenger Safety Week–September 19 through September 25—is a great time to learn how to protect children through age- and size- appropriate car seats, booster seats and seat belts.
PHILADELPHIA, PA
sanatogapost.com

Car Safety Seat Checks Scheduled During September

HARRISBURG PA – Child safety seat checks and other activities to ensure children remain safe in moving vehicles are being offered in Lower Salford Township and Phoenixville Borough, as well as elsewhere in the region, to observe National Child Passenger Safety Week from Sept. 19 (2021; Sunday) through Sept. 25 (Saturday), according to the Harrisburg-based Pennsylvania Traffic Injury Prevention Project.
HARRISBURG, PA
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