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It takes a lot of repetition to teach young children about
the dangers of streets, cars, and other vehicles. Motor vehicles can
cause severe injury and death, so it is very important that you are not lax about
enforcing these rules.
Help prevent an accident or injury by
following these suggestions:
Other Works Consulted
Collins CL, et al. (2007). Children plus all nonautomobile motorized vehicles (not just all-terrain vehicles) equals injuries. Pediatrics, 120(1):134–141.
Committee on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention, American Academy of Pediatrics (2009). Policy statement: Pedestrian safety. Pediatrics, 124(2): 802–812.
Gardner HG, American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Injury, Violence, and Poison Prevention (2007). Clinical report: Office-based counseling for unintentional injury prevention. Pediatrics, 119(1): 202–206.
Current as of:
November 26, 2012
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Thomas Emmett Francoeur, MD, MDCM, CSPQ, FRCPC - Pediatrics
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