Know the Facts

Drivers in their 20s are 24 percent of drivers in all fatal crashes, but are 27 percent of the distracted drivers and 33 percent of the distracted drivers that were using cell phones in fatal crashes. In 2015, there were 3,477 people killed in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers. More than […]

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This month the Safe Kids Georgia team collaborated with our lead agency, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta’s Injury Prevention Program (CHIPP) to host the first Baby Safety Shower. Also in partnership with the Grady Women’s Center, the purpose of the shower was to educate mothers on safe care of their newborns and to provide some select home […]

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National Poison Prevention Week is March 19th – 25th

Medications are the leading cause of child poisoning. In 2013, over 59,000 children were seen in emergency room for medicine poisoning. That’s one child every nine minutes. Almost all of these visits are because the child got into medicines during a moment […]

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One of the most common questions parents and caregivers have regarding their child’s car seat is, “Is it safe?”. While all car seats rated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are safe, car seats do differ in ease of use. The NHTSA provides an Ease of Use rating system for consumers to […]

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The Safe Kids Georgia team is thrilled to welcome our Spring 2017 Interns! Both are from the University of Georgia and have a passion for keeping Georgia’s children free from accidental injury.

Robert Breazu
Growing up in both Romania and right here in Georgia, I have had the opportunity to live within a few […]

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This holiday season, take a moment & make sure you’re traveling safely. And remember to share these tips with your loved ones!

ON THE ROAD

Watch out for Distracted Drivers and Pedestrians

Shopping center parking lots are busier during the holidays. Keep an eye out for distracted pedestrians and drivers who […]

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