Deaths of Children in Vehicles
Every year dozens of children tragically die due to hyperthermia (heat stroke) after being left unattended in cars, trucks and vans.
Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety
Advocates is an alliance of consumer, health and safety groups and insurance companies and agents working together to make America's roads safer.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
The Auto Safety Hotline 1-800-424-9393 The toll-free Auto Safety Hotline can provide information on recalls, record information about safety problems, and refer you to the appropriate government experts on other vehicle-related problems. You can even request information mailed to you within 24 hours of your call at no charge.
The Center for Auto Safety
Consumers Union and Ralph Nader founded the Center for Auto Safety (CAS) in 1970 to provide consumers a voice for auto safety and quality in Washington and to help lemon owners fight back across the country. CAS has a small budget but a big impact on the auto industry. With less than half what General Motors spends on a single Super Bowl commercial, CAS has taken on the auto giants and won for consumers.
Safe Kids Worldwide promotes changes in attitudes, behaviors, laws and the environment to prevent accidental injury to children. Safe Kids Worldwide is the first and only international nonprofit organization dedicated solely to preventing unintentional childhood injury.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
The Division of Unintentional Injury Prevention monitors trends in unintentional injuries in the United States, conducts research to better understand risk factors, and evaluates interventions to prevent these injuries. Unintentional injuries result in nearly 70,000 deaths and millions of nonfatal injuries each year. Unintentional injuries are the leading cause of death in the United States for people aged 1-44.
Injuries and Deaths Among Children Left Unattended in or Around Motor Vehicles
4 R Kids Sake
4 R Kids Sake is a non profit organization whose mission is to protect our children from preventable injuries and death in and around cars through: Awareness, Education, Legislation, and Prevention.
Snow Angel Foundation
The mission of the SnowAngel® Foundation is to perpetuate the memory of Jamie Snow Pannebecker through charitable grants, scholarships, promoting vehicle safety education and similar humanitarian purposes.
The Zoie Foundation
The Zoie Foundation is a non-profit organization formed to tackle the lesser-known dangers which threaten the lives of children and devastate families. The Zoie Foundation is committed to raising the awareness of the not-talked-about dangers, and to effecting change one child-safety issue at a time.
The Trauma Foundation
Our mission is to reduce the number of injuries and deaths due to injuries, through prevention, improved trauma care, and improved rehabilitation.
Each year approximately 8,000 youngsters are seriously injured or killed in traffic incidents nationwide. The worst part is that many of these tragedies could have been prevented if the children had only known the dangers of the situation and been better prepared to deal with them.
Injury Prevention Web
To prevent injuries it is necessary to have information about the factors that contribute to their occurrence. With this information we may understand the options for prevention. Effective injury prevention requires a multifaceted, multidisciplinary approach. The Injury Prevention Web hosts the Web sites of several agencies and organizations working to prevent injuries.
Injury Free Coalition for Kids
The Injury Free Coalition for Kids is among the country's fastest growing and most effective injury prevention programs. We are a National Program of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation comprised of hospital-based, community-oriented programs, whose efforts are anchored in research, education, and advocacy.
I Promise Program
The I Promise Program is designed to reduce the risk of youth related car crashes and relies on parents as role models by entering into a family contract with their young driver for safe and responsible use of the car.
Children's Safety Network
CSN is a resource center for maternal and child health and injury prevention professionals in State and Territorial health departments who are committed to reducing injuries and violence among children and adolescents.
On November 3, 1999, our sweet little daughter, Morgan Lee, died as a result of injuries sustained in a car crash the previous day. Our car was broadsided by a driver who failed to stop for a stop sign while using his cellular phone. Please visit our website for more information.
Safer Child's mission is dedicated to providing parents, caregivers and educators worldwide with the resources and information they need in order to help all children grow up healthy, safe and happy.
Connect For Kids
Through our Website, Connect for Kids gives visitors the information and tools they need to learn about issues affecting children, families, and communities and to take action to improve policies and programs, and, ultimately, the fabric of our nation as a whole.
Kids In Danger
Kids In Danger (KID) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to protecting children by improving children's product safety.
Save A Life Foundation
The Save A Life Foundation (SALF) is a national not-for-profit organization headquartered near Chicago, Illinois. SALF’s mission is to provide vital first aid skills to our nation’s youth.
National Center for Missing & Exploited Children
NCMEC serves as a focal point in providing assistance to parents, children, law enforcement, schools, and the community in recovering missing children and raising public awareness about way to prevent child abduction, molestation, and sexual exploitation
SafetyForum is a consulting firm based in Washington, DC, specializing in researching, defining, articulating, and aggressively pursuing solutions to significant public health and safety issues. Our research and communications services support litigation in the public interest.
Our goal is to help you understand and connect with your child. You'll find articles on worry-free parenting so that you can raise a happy, healthy child from conception to graduation.
Maternal and Child Health Bureau
A future America in which the right to grow to one's full potential is universally assured through attention to the comprehensive physical, psychological and social needs of the maternal and child health population.
Dignity Memorial® Escape School® is an abduction prevention program that empowers children and parents by providing them with ways to recognize, avoid or escape potentially dangerous situations.
Child Passenger Safety
Academy of Pediatrics
One of the most important jobs you have as a parent is keeping your child safe when riding in a vehicle. Each year thousands of young children are killed or injured in car crashes. Proper use of car safety seats helps keep children safe.
SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. is the national, non-profit organization dedicated to child passenger safety. Our mission is to help reduce the number of serious and fatal traffic injuries suffered by children by promoting the correct, consistent use of safety seats and safety belts.
Pop-A-Lock Emergency Door Unlocking
Pop-A-Lock is proud to have pioneered the Emergency Door Unlocking (EDU) Program - a free community service dedicated to saving children who are inadvertently locked in vehicles.
View from Roldan Products
Our new Rear View Camera system VISOR-VIEW is compatible with virtually any vehicle. Drivers now have an affordable way to view hidden objects.
Baby Alert International
Proactive products for your child's safety. We do not leave safety to chance.
Baby Bee Safe
Child in car reminder system.
The Original Innovators of Backup Warning Systems, since 1997. We pride ourselves on our experience and our persistence on quality, reliability and customer service.
How often have you backed up your vehicle and wondered if there was something behind you in your blind zone? VideoMirror™ reduces the fear of hidden dangers and obstacles when parking, backing up or hitching trailers for improved safety.
Echomaster, the premier manufacturer of obstacle detection systems, is dedicated to preventing driving accidents. Safety is our number one concern. EchoMaster® obstacle detection system are available only through our registered dealers and distributors who share our dedication to safety and customer care.
Rostra Precision Controls
Automatic Passive Technology Solutions: Sophisticated video technology now makes it affordable for drivers to have an added dimension of safety when backing up.
American Road Products
American Road Products, Inc. is a developer and manager of a specialty portfolio of automotive safety products.
The patented HitchCAM™ is the easy-to-install rear view camera that securely locks into your vehicle's 2" hitch receiver in seconds. It's attractive black or chrome finish compliments any vehicle as a hitch cover, while providing safety and convenience when reversing by automatically displaying the blind zone behind your vehicle. Need to tow? Remove the keyed locking pin and slide it out in seconds.
Rear View Safety Lens
Our mission is to reduce the dangerous of the rear blind zone and its impact on the lives of children. We strive to be a leading provider of proven technology to reduce the size of rear blind zones behind SUVs and Vans. We have a commitment to raising awareness of the public about the dangerous rear blind zones and the tragic consequences of back over accidents to increase the use of products that make our driveways safer for children.
Our Promise to Consumers from Sense Technologies, Inc. is to continue to develop and offer state-of-the-art, affordable, quality safety products that protect against injury and loss of life from back-over tragedies.
Loss of a Child
Parents of the USA
Bereaved Parents of the USA (BP/USA) is a nationwide organization designed to aid and support bereaved parents and their families who are struggling to survive their grief after the death of a child. The St. Louis Chapter also has an excellent website packed full of helpful information.
Alive Alone is an organization for the education and charitable purposes to benefit bereaved parents, whose only child or all children are deceased, by providing a self-help network and publications to promote communication and healing, to assist in resolving their grief, and a means to reinvest their lives for a positive future.
Share is a not-for-profit non-denominational organization providing support to those whose lives are touched by the tragic death of a baby through early pregnancy loss, stillbirth or newborn death.
The Compassionate Friends
The mission of The Compassionate Friends is to assist families toward the positive resolution of grief following the death of a child of any age and to provide information to help others be supportive.
myCarStats is today a leading source of consumer information on vehicle safety and reliability and the first place millions of owners can go when they want accurate, current information regarding the mechanical and safety Issues of their vehicles.