Children's Health and Wellness

Motor Vehicle Safety Overview

For children ages 14 and younger, unintentional injury-related deaths occur most often when riding in a car.

Many injuries that may occur as a result of motor vehicle accidents require clinical care by a doctor or other health care provider. Listed in the directory below are some other considerations for motor vehicle safety, for which a brief overview has been provided.

Online Source: Safe Kids USAhttp://www.usa.safekids.org/our-work/programs/buckle-up/in-and-around-cars.html
Online Source: Safe Kids USAhttp://www.usa.safekids.org/skbu/cars/index.html
Online Editor: Sinovic, Dianna
Online Medical Reviewer: Haines, Cynthia MD
Online Medical Reviewer: Kanipe, Jennifer RN, BSN
Date Last Reviewed: 6/16/2011
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