Safe Kids on the Road

Motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of death by preventable injury for Canadian children between the ages of 5-14. Between 2002 and 2012, almost half of all unintentional deaths for children 0-14 occurred ‘on the road,’ with children involved in transport-related incidents as pedestrians, cyclists and motor-vehicle occupants. However all of these deaths are preventable and some simple measure of safety can save numerous lives. This collection details how to keep kids safe on the road, whether as a passenger, pedestrian or cyclist.

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