In a rational world, a product that's routinely involved in the deaths and serious injuries of thousands of children every year would be immediately pulled from the market...or at least, maybe kids wouldn't be featured in hundreds of ads.
According to a new study out from the city’s Department of Health, children in New York are seven times less likely than children nationwide to die as car passengers. That’s the good news, likely the result of the fact that our kids spend a lot less time in cars than most American children. The bad […]
A Connecticut senator is calling for federal action on megacars that are too big for drivers to see children right in front of them — but not necessarily by making vehicles smaller, which could save lives in other kinds of crashes, too.
A top safety organization is recommending that parents put their teen drivers in larger cars that are safer for occupants but more lethal for pedestrians and cyclists — raising the issue of why we are enlisting children in the SUV arms race rather than making cars smaller and safer for everyone.