CURB CHILDREN'S CAR-RELATED INJURIES BY RIDING SAFE
Volvo offers a safety guide for National Child Passenger Safety Week
IRVINE, Calif. (Sept. 15, 2008) -- This fall, don't forget to protect your most precious cargo - your children. In honor of National Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 21-27, 2008, Volvo Cars of North America offers a safety guide to help parents better protect their kids on the roads.
"Volvo's history is rooted in safety for both drivers and passengers," said Doug Speck, president and chief executive officer of Volvo Cars of North America. "Our engineers have made major contributions to increasing child and adult safety in vehicles, including the invention of the first three-point safety belt in 1959 and the first child booster seat in 1978. Currently, we are working to create an injury-proof Volvo, but until then, we'd like to help parents keep their kids as safe as possible while on the road."
Great strides have been made in recent years in protecting child passengers. Volvo offers these tips to help keep kids safe while riding in cars:
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