Children die each year from heatstroke, after entering the vehicle unnoticed or being left alone in the vehicle. Learn more about heatstroke on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website.
A back over incident typically occurs when a car coming out of a driveway or parking space backs over a child.
Children can hurt themselves when a window closes on their finger, wrist, or hand. Some kids have been strangled by power windows.
Children being entrapped in vehicle trunks can suffer heatstroke, asphyxiation and death. To avoid entrapment heed the following safety and prevention tips.
A child may become entangled in a seat belt if they pull the seat belt all the way out and wraps the belt around their head, neck, or waist.
A vehicle can rollaway when the key is left in the ignition and the driver's foot is not on the brake.