ELF Newsletter: August 2018

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This month’s newsletter was focused on Child Passenger Saftey!

Motor vehicle injuries are a leading cause of death among children in Georgia. Many of these deaths can be prevented by the proper use of a car or booster seat.  The national statistics show that there is an average of 1,314 fatalities and 179,000 injuries each year.  The improper use of car seats is a major cause of these injuries and fatalities.

Under Georgia Law, a minor child under the age of 8 shall be restrained by a seatbelt using a car seat or booster seat.  The exception to this rule is when a child is traveling in a taxicab, using public transportation or if the child has a doctor’s written excuse that indicates the child has a physical or medical condition that prevents the child from being restrained while traveling in the vehicle.

Read the full article here.

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