To help protect everyone’s kids, follow these tips from AAA's School’s Open—Drive Carefully program.
FOR KIDS’ SAKE, DRIVE WISELY
The greatest threat to children’s health today is motor vehicle crashes—the leading cause of death among children 3 to 14, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. One in five of the traffic fatalities in this age group is a pedestrian, and the dangers escalate when school is in session. To help protect everyone’s kids, follow these tips from our School’s Open—Drive Carefully program.
For advice on keeping children safe as they go to and from school, including tips on smart walking, carpooling, and starting a AAA school safety patrol, visit AAA.com/childsafety .
This article was first published in September 2010. Some facts may have aged gracelessly. Please call ahead to verify information.