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Health Tip: Protect Kids in Motor Vehicle Crashes

Health Tip: Protect Kids in Motor Vehicle Crashes

(HealthDay News) -- Motor vehicle crashes are deadly and all-too-common, but making sure passengers -- notably children -- are properly buckled up can help save lives.

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention suggests these tips:

  • Make sure you know how and when to use car seats and/or seat belts for children.

  • Always use seat belts, even when traveling very short distances.

  • Set a good example for your child by always wearing your seat belt.

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