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As summer draws to a close and children start heading back to school, family life can get pretty hectic. It's important to remember – and share with your children – some key tips that will help keep them safe and healthy throughout the school year.
Whether children walk, ride their bicycle or take the bus to school, it is vitally important that they – and the motorists around them – take proper safety precautions.
Teens crash most often because they are inexperienced. They struggle judging gaps in traffic, driving the right speed for conditions and turning safely, among other things. As your teen becomes a new driver, learn more about what you can do as a parent to keep them safe.
Following are more discussion topics and resources for parents of school-age children.
Fall can be a hectic time, but safety should never take a back seat.
Between Memorial Day and Labor Day, about three kids die each week in hot cars.
Improperly installed safety seats put children at risk. Learn how to keep them safe.
Their sponsorship of school safety brings even more resources for you and your child: