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Car & Driving Safety

Watch Your Step – Halloween Night Deadly for Pedestrians

Everybody is getting geared up for Halloween, but make sure safety is kept in mind, whether trick-or-treating or driving. AAA offers some tips to keep the roads safer this Halloween: Avoid neighborhood shortcuts. If possible, avoid cutting through residential streets where trick-or-treaters are likely to be present. When providing directions to a party, try not […]

31 Booster Seats Win “BEST BET” Nod from IIHS

Today, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released its list of the booster seats that best position a vehicle’s safety belt, insuring the safest ride for a child.  A record 31 seats have been designated BEST BETS, meaning they correctly position a vehicle safety belt on a typical 4 to 8 year-old in almost any […]

31 Booster Seats Win “BEST BET” Nod from IIHS

Today, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety released its list of the booster seats that best position a vehicle’s safety belt, insuring the safest ride for a child.  A record 31 seats have been designated BEST BETS, meaning they correctly position a vehicle safety belt on a typical 4 to 8 year-old in almost any […]

Child Passenger Safety Week and Tips for Keeping Your Baby Safe

“We didn’t have car seats when you were growing up and you’re fine!”  How many times have you heard that phrase come out of your parents’ mouths?  As The Safety Mom, and more importantly a parent, it makes me CRAZY!  According to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) about 9,310 […]

Toyota Free Safe Driving Program for Teens

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens.  In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control, the scary statistic is one in three teen deaths.  Toyota has taken notice of this and wants to help parents make their young drivers better drivers.  In October, Toyota will once again be offering, free […]

Join The Safety Mom for the #SylvaniaAuto Twitter Party

http://safetymom.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Sylvania1.jpg When – August 11, 2011 from 9pm – 10pm EST Topic – Distracted Driving, Keeping Kids Safe Going Back To School Hashtag – #SylvaniaAuto Prizes – Two lucky winners will receive a $25 Amazon card & a set of Sylvania SilverStar ULTRA headlight bulbs It seems to be everyone’s little secret.  You swear that […]

Summer Heat – Never Leave Your Kids Alone in a Car

While a parent might think, “It will never happen to my child,” sadly about 45 kids die every year from being left in hot cars. The majority of these cases are due to a parent forgetting the child is in the car or the child playing in the car unbeknownst to the caregiver. As the […]

AAA Analysis Finds Seven of Top 10 Deadliest Days for Teens Occur During Summer

Auto club reminds parents that summer vacation should not be a ‘vacation from safety’ WASHINGTON, D.C., (June 6, 2011) – With deadly traffic crashes peaking for teens during the summer months of June, July and August, AAA urges parents of teens to increase their focus on safety during the school-free months ahead. Summer is the […]