I Was Just Going Around the Corner! Make Sure All Children are Riding Safely on Every Trip

McLennan County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension

How often have we heard someone, including parents and caregivers, say, I was just going around the corner!Parents who would normally take precautions to make sure their children

are safe are often tempted to allow a lapse in safety when the risk is perceived as low. The myth that traveling a short distance does not pose a risk, is just that — a myth. Surveys show that

most crashes do occur close to home. A recent crash in a Texas city where an unrestrained 4- year-old was killed is a tragic reminder of the importance of keeping children riding safely restrained on every trip.


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