The proper use of car seats and booster seats can help prevent many child injuries and deaths. Learn how to perform the Pinch Test to make sure your loved ones are buckled in securely.Watch the Video
This year, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Toyota celebrate Buckle Up for Life's 10th anniversary by launching a PSA campaign to raise awareness on proper child passenger safety.Watch the Video
Finding the right car seat for your special needs child can be a difficult process. Here are some of the most common situations that call for special car seats and guidance on how to find the equipment that will work best for your child's need.Learn More
Toyota & Cincinnati Children’s network of partners across the nation is proud to educate parents and families on child passenger safety.Learn More
The Buckle Up for Life Gift of Safety initiative was created and launched in July 2016 to provide 50 non-profit organizations nationwide, with 100 free car seats, each to distribute to families in need in their communities.Learn More
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Car crashes are the leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 13. In 2010, 655 children (under the age of 13 riding in cars and trucks) were killed in crashes. Of those killed, more than 1 in 3 were unrestrained.
According to the CDC, placing children in age- and size- appropriate car seats and booster seats reduces serious and fatal injuries by more than half.
Car crashes are the leading cause of death for children age 1 through 12 years old. An average of 2 children were killed and 325 were injured each day, based on NHTSA crash data in 2010. This fatality rate could be reduced by about half if the correct car seat were always used.
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