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Napa, CA: Death of child in crash leads to parents to get carseats checked - KTVU news story

[brightcove vid=3455351384001&exp3=836564367001&surl=http://c.brightcove.com/services&pubid=374678397001&pk=AQ~~,AAAAVzySoEk~,39KWv4t6IXBhr9fjdqt8jJhoVTxYZojR&lbu=http://www.ktvu.com/videos/news/napa-death-of-child-in-crash-leads-parents-to-get/vCXTMP/&w=615&h=392]The Contra Costa County Fire District offers free child safety seat inspections to residents of Contra Costa County. Every other month, your local firefighters offer appointments in Concord for parents who w...
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JUN
26

Preventing "Backover" or "Frontover” Tragedies While Driving

Danger can come from any direction, and parents must be aware of the risk of "backover" or "frontover" incidents. Many of these preventable injuries and deaths occur in driveways or parking lots when drivers are unaware children are near vehicles. Tragically, these drivers are often family members or friends of the injured child. Parents, caregivers, drivers, and kids can all do their part to make sure that children do not share the same space as vehicles.Walk all the way around your parked vehi...
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JUN
02

NEVER Leave a Child Alone in a Car - Even for a Minute!

 Almost 50 children died this way last year. • Dial 911 immediately if you see an unattended child in a car. EMS professionals are trained to determine if a child is in trouble. • Never leave a child unattended in a vehicle, even with the window slightly open. Believe it or not, routines and distractions have caused people to mistakenly leave children behind in cars. • Place a cell phone, PDA, purse, briefcase, gym bag or whatever is to be carried from the car on the floor in front of a chi...
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