Term Child Passenger Safety Education
Code JR-8200.8500-150
Definition Programs that are designed to increase public awareness of the measures that people can take to protect children from preventable injuries and fatalities sustained in and around automobiles. Included are programs that provide information about laws which relate to the use of child passenger safety seats to restrain infants and young children who are riding as passengers in motor vehicles, which stress the importance of child passenger safety measures and/or which make available information about the relative merits of different types of child passenger safety seats; and those that address safety issues such as heat stroke, hypothermia, carbon monoxide poisoning, runaway vehicles, carjacking/abduction, trunk entrapment, self-release from car seat and other problems that may occur when young children are left unattended in a vehicle.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 8/8/11
Use References Child Passenger Injury Prevention Programs
Kaitlyn's Law Education Programs
See Also References Child Passenger Safety Seat Inspections (JR-8200.8500-160)
Child Passenger Safety Seat Recycling Programs (TE-8920.6600-145)
Child Passenger Safety Seats (JR-8400.1500)
Infant and Child Safety Education (JR-8200.6500-350)
External Classification Terms Automotive Safety (NTE M42)
Legal, Consumer and Public Safety Services (USA LE-450)
Legal/Public Safety (CAN LP-450)
Safety Education-First Aid (UW 6.4.09.02)
Traffic Safety (NPC M04.07)
Related Concepts After School Programs
Children and Youth
Early Childhood Programs/Services
Transportation/Travel
Facet Service
Comments
Bibliographic References "Installing and Using Child Safety Seats and Booster Seats", Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center website, http://www.cincinnatichildrens.org/health/info/safety/vehicle/harness.htm

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