Teaching Teens About Traffic Safety, On Wheels And On Foot.

National Organizations for Youth Safety shares information about youth traffic safety – and what we can do to improve it. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for teens in the United States, including pedestrians and bicyclists. And older teens account for half of all pedestrian deaths among children. Distracted driving – as…
Read More

Dresser with TV

Furniture Tip-Overs: A Hidden Hazard In Every Home

“Love you,” I had said to my baby boy, Shane. “Love you,” he said back from his bed as I closed the door to his bedroom for his afternoon nap. Later, I went to wake my baby from his nap as my husband came in from yard work. My husband heard a sound that was…
Read More

tee

What Every Parent Needs To Know About Teen Driving

Did you know more teens die in motor vehicle crashes than from any other cause? We want parents and teens to remember three things while riding in cars: Buckle Up. Phones Down. Speak Up. Buckle up on every ride, every time. This is important for everyone, both drivers and passengers. Make buckling up a habit…
Read More

Pedestrian-Crossing-Sign_original

Pedestrian Safety Tips

School is almost back in session and many children will be walking to school, home, a friend’s house, a caregivers house, or event just across the parking lot to get into a car. Here are some safety tips from Safe Kids to remember when you are walking. Teach Kids the Basics from the Beginning Talk…
Read More

Joy

Each Year 2,200 Children Die From Preventable Injuries In The Home

Home is a place to relax, play and enjoy spending time with family. There will be minor scrapes and bruises along the way, but too many kids are affected by serious injuries that are often completely preventable. Safe Kids Grand Forks urges parents and caregivers to check their homes for basic safety precautions so kids…
Read More