Booster seats dramatically lower the risk of suffering internal damage, serious spinal injury or worse for kids between 5 and 8 years old. In fact, 100% of kids ages 5-8, who were killed in Arizona car crashes in 2010 weren’t restrained in a booster seat. For years, the AZ's Child Fatality Review Team recommended a booster seat [...]
The death of a child is a tragedy not only for their family, but also for our communities- and finding ways to save kids' lives is a sentinel public health goal. But- as is always the case- finding solutions and implementing effective public health interventions requires solid data collection and analysis. That’s where the annual [...]
Over the last decade the Labor Day weekend has become one of the most dangerous weekends for car crashes (along with 4th of July and Thanksgiving weekends)… so this weekend is a great time to think road safety. Arizona has decreased the death rate from car, truck and motorcycle crashes by almost 50% in the last 5 years- [...]
Check this out. Here’s a 3 minute You Tube Video clip that St. Mary's Key Club did on seat belt & texting safety. St. Mary's High School has participated in ADHS' Battle of the Belt program for 3 years now. This will be played during morning announcements, etc. in High Schools around the state.