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Drivers ignoring child seat and seat belt rules are killing children
Drivers ignoring child seat and seat belt rules are killing children

Two disturbing reports out this week point out the dangers faced by children while riding in cars. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said that more than a third of children under age 13 who died in passenger vehicle crashes in 2011 were not in car seats or wearing seat belts. Mothers Against Drunk Driving said that during that same year, 20% of fatalities of children under age 15 -- 226 deaths -- were a result of drunk driving crashes.  It’s probably a good guess that in many of these accidents, the adult driver was too inebriated to remember to buckle up young children safely. “Drunk driving with a child passenger is a form of child abuse and no child...

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