Most Iowa schools are back in session this week. According to statistics from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, approximately half of all kids arrive at school in a private vehicle. Safely buckling your child into the appropriate location in the vehicle using the right seat is critical to keeping them safe if a crash occurs.
Here’s a link to a great website to determine the safest way to transport your child. http://www.safercar.gov/cpsApp/crs/index.htm Simply enter your child’s birthday, weight and height and the calculator will help you determine the safest seat.
Get ready to have this one stuck in your head for a few days - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3oKZ0ZqsoRQ
The fatality count of 240 is an increase of four from last Monday. To see statistics published daily by the Office of Driver Services, go to http://www.iowadot.gov/mvd/stats/daily.pdf