Child Passenger Safety Week 2022
Passenger Safety Week: September 18-24, 2022
National Seat Check Saturday: September 24, 2022
Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children, according to the latest NHTSA data. A child is involved in a crash while riding in a passenger vehicle, on average, every 25 seconds. When installed correctly, car seats can reduce the risk of fatal injury in a crash by 71% for infants and by 54% for toddlers.
Iowa CPS Program Educational Opportunities:
9/20/22 - Preventing Childhood Injury Conference: A half-day virtual event designed to educate injury prevention advocates on injury prevention strategies and interventions. CPS Community Education offered. Learn more and register at www.blankchildrens.org/ipc
9/21/22 - FMVSS (YES!): Examine Federal Motor Vehile Safety Standards as they apply to child safety seats in a fun and interactive way. 1 CPS CEU offered.
9/22/22 - CPS: What's New and What's Next: Learn about new CPS and Occupant Protection technology. 1 CPS CEU offered.
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On behalf of NHTSA, thanks for your proactive support in child passenger