Category: Safety

The Dangers of Second-Hand Items

With so many people looking for ways to cut corners, the pediatric experts at Dayton Children’s are concerned that some parents who are trying to save money might be buying cheaper, second-hand items that can actually be dangerous to their children. According … Continue reading

10 Tips for Drivers for a Safe Halloween

Drivers need to do their part to keep trick-or-treaters safe from harm. Dayton Children’s, FedEx and Safe Kids Greater Dayton reminds motorists to be extra careful this Halloween and recommends that drivers: Be especially alert in residential neighborhoods. Drive more … Continue reading

Buyer Beware: Used Car Seats

There is no question that families are facing tough times and are looking for ways to save money.  One way to save is to purchase used car seats. The last thing a parent wants to do is buy a car … Continue reading

It’s Time to Talk to Your Teen About Safe Driving

National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW), October 18 – 24, has been designated by Congress as a time for communities, schools and families to raise awareness and provide solutions to teen driver crashes, the leading cause of death for teens … Continue reading

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