Children love trampolines. Entire indoor facilities have sprung up to offer kids (and even adults) opportunities to jump in any weather. Families buy trampolines of all sizes, including smaller ones for in-home use by toddlers and large ones that take up half of the back yard.
When you hop in your car or SUV on a sunny afternoon, you're not thinking about getting involved in a fatal car accident. You know the possibility exists, but it feels remote. It's something that happens to other people.
When Albuquerque parents drop their kids off at school, they trust that their babies will be cared for by their teachers throughout the day. In most cases, schools take great care of our kids, but sometimes they don't.
You know that accidents take lives. It's a risk you must face. Maybe you're a white-knuckle flier who can't wait for the plane to get back on the ground. Maybe you're constantly on the lookout for distracted drivers during your daily commute. Maybe you're worried about dangerous and defective products.
Car accidents, even those that seem relatively minor, are still very violent experiences for the human body. Although we are surprisingly resilient as a species, we often take for granted just how unnatural traveling in a car is, and may not realize when we suffer an injury in a collision.
An incredible amount of time, energy and money gets put into stopping car accidents. New technology is invented for the sole purpose of lowering collision rates. Driver education programs focus heavily on accident prevention and avoidance.
Trampolines are intriguing for children. It seems like they have become more and more popular. Trampoline parks and businesses have popped up more and more over the last few years. Your child asked for a backyard trampoline. You can see the appeal. As a parent, you also question safety. You want your child to have fun, but you also don’t want them to get hurt.
Your child stays at a daycare facility while you work. While they are there, you have to trust that the facility cares for your child and protects their safety. But how can you be sure that your child is receiving proper care?
Playgrounds are places where children can have fun and learn. But when a there are dangerous safety hazards, playtime is over.
Fatal auto accidents involving children under 15 vary from state to state, but there are some notable trend lines and occurrences, according to a recent report by researchers at Harvard and UT Southwestern Medical Center.