Rebecca Hersher. A study found 20 percent of children involved in fatal car crashes were improperly restrained, or not restrained at all. Getty Images hide caption. Twenty percent of children who were in a car crash where someone died were not buckled in properly or were not wearing a seat belt at all, a study finds, as were 43 percent of children who died themselves.
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That thing where you put your arm in front of your child or wife? But you reach out anyway. Mostly to reassure yourself. Unfortunately, a close look at the numbers indicates how comical that sort of reassurance actually is. Because physics. On some level, we know this, but here are the actual details of how it all works.
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The year-old was branded "irresponsible" and "dumb" for not taking the precaution - despite vowing to drive more safely after totaling her car in Kailyn sparked backlash after a Teen Mom viewer shared a screenshot of the MTV star in her car without a seatbelt. Such a simple thing to do every time you drive. A third claimed Kailyn wasn't being a good role model to her four sons - Isaac, 10, Lincoln, seven, Lux, three and three-month-old baby Creed.
Motor vehicle crashes are the second leading cause of death for U. In , almost 2, teens in the United States aged 13—19 were killed, and about , were treated in emergency departments for injuries suffered in motor vehicle crashes. The risk of motor vehicle crashes is higher among teens aged 16—19 than among any other age group.