It might seem that we are constantly inundated with tips on how to keep our kids safe around our other prized assets (our cars), but there’s a reason for that. Kids (as well as you and I) have a much greater chance of perishing in a car, driving or stationary, than in a pool, plane, or boat. So let’s talk safety, and more specifically, safety that you and I as adults can control for.
Keep it Locked Up
Locked doors folks, pretty simple, right? You would think so, but in practice, not so much. Especially at home, as during these summer months kids are more prevalent around the house, keeping the car locked with keys in an inaccessible place within the home is key (sorry for the obvious pun). When kids get their hands on keys, doors and windows can open, and the risk of being trapped increases dramatically.
Being Home Doesn’t = Home-Free