In Australia, transport injuries are the most common cause of child injury death and second most common cause of injury related hospital admission for children aged 0 to 14 years . In 2009-10, transport injuries claimed the lives of 22 children aged 0 – 4 years, and 34 children aged 5 – 14 years. In addition 843 children aged 0 – 4 years, and 6,193 children aged 5 – 14 years were admitted to hospital for treatment following transport injuries in 2012-13.
ROAD SAFETY RESOURCES
As parents, we instinctively know not to leave our children unattended. However, when children are safe and contained in their car seats or a baby is asleep in their capsule, it is very tempting - just for a minute, to leave them where they are. But, it can be fatal...
In Australia, we use child car seats (rear or forward-facing) or booster seats so that children can travel safely in cars. However, despite these seats meeting some of the world's most stringent design standards and despite high levels of child car seat use (92-99%),...
ROAD SAFETY FACT SHEETS, BROCHURES & POSTERS
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