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KickingTiresIt's National Child Passenger Safety Week, a week that reminds us to renew our focus on car safety for our kids. It's a time to take a closer look at what's working and what needs work. According to an American......
KickingTiresIt seems like car-seat talk is everywhere. Starting before the child is even born, hospital educators often include child-safety-seat curriculum in required new-parent classes. In the news and online, parents hear regularly about changes to child-seat...
KickingTiresBabies grow fast and require a seemingly endless supply of appropriately sized accessories ??? none of them more important than a child-safety seat. A trip to your local big box store will show you that there are tons of car......
KickingTiresMore than 50% of carpooling parents allow the 4- to 8-year-olds in their car ??? even their own kids ??? to skip booster seats, according to a national survey published in the February 2012 edition of the journal Pediatrics. Nearly......
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KickingTiresA year after the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration updated its child-safety seat guidelines recommending that children remain in rear-facing car seats until age 2 and older kids stay in booster seats as long as age 12,AAA has some good......
KickingTiresChildren in grandparent-driven cars are half as likely to be injured during a crash compared with car accidents that occur with the child???s own parents, according to a recent study by the American Academy of Pediatrics. The study, published in......
KickingTiresThe National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has revised its child-safety seat guidelines to make them easier for parents to follow. The new guidelines now focus on a child???s age and recommends that parents keep their children in the appropriate...
Dining@Large??? Over in Adryon's Kitchen, she's making Pickle Chicken. Finally, something to do with all those extra chickens lying around the house.??? President Obama has declared today Cesar Chavez day??? Pasteurization, sooo boring. The raw-milk-wanters have a...
KickingTiresAutomobile crashes are the leading cause of death in young children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. However, many of these fatalities can be prevented with the use of child-safety seats, according to recent research. A study....
The Swampby Mark Silva President Barack Obama doesn't get down easily, his wife says, but he does get ticked off. If it doesn't show, Michelle Obama explains, he works at that. "You know, he doesn't get down easily,'' the first lady......
There is no mistaking Illinois for Kansas when it comes to driver behavior around children, state Rep. Elaine Nekritz says. "I grew up in Kansas. Everybody slowed down for school zones,'' said Nekritz, a Democrat from Northbrook who has lived in...
So, how does Florida commemorate the anniversary of the tragic shooting death of Trayvon Martin, whose death following a confrontation with an armed and overzealous neighborhood watch volunteer prompted national outrage over one of our more...
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