Ride Safely Together in the Car This Summer
Volvo Cars of North America offers eight tips for keeping summer road trip passengers and drivers safe
IRVINE, Calif.(May 28, 2008) -- ‘Tis the season for families to pack up their cars and hit the road on trips both short and long. Volvo Cars of North America, a leader in safety innovation, is offering parents tips to pass along to their most precious cargo: their kids. While often overlooked in the safe driving world, kids can present parents with dangerous distractions while driving. Simple, preventative measures can keep both young passengers and adult drivers out of harm's way.
"A distracted driver is far more likely to end up in or cause an accident," said Bruno DiGennaro, Volvo senior safety expert. "Oftentimes driver distractions come from young, backseat passengers. Talk with your kids about safe riding practices before hitting the roads this summer. You'll help keep everyone on your road trip out of harm's way."
In addition to putting small children and infants in car seats properly, there are other things parents can do to keep children safe in the car. Volvo offers these tips for riding safely:
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