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Who We Are is the only national nonprofit child safety organization devoted solely to preventing injuries and death to children from vehicle-related incidents that have been historically ignored by the Federal Government. has been pioneering proactive education programs since 1996 to eliminate the predictable and preventable incidents such as backovers, frontovers, vehicular heat stroke, power window strangulation and amputation, trunk entrapment, unintended roll-away and many other vehicle-related dangers. works to eliminate these pervasive incidents through data collection, education and public awareness programs, policy change, product redesign and survivor advocacy.

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How Kids Get Hurt

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A backover incident typically takes place when a car is backing out of a driveway or parking space. Every year, thousands of children are killed or seriously injured because a driver backing up didn’t see them. Learn More

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Every year, thousands of children are hurt or die because a driver moving forward very slowly didn’t see them. These incidents for the most part take place in residential driveways or parkingNew Balance ML565SBO shoes men shoes da Corsa shoes Casual SneakersNew Balance Men's bm3020v1 Walking shoesNew Balance Women's Fresh Foam Cruz Fitness shoes Black (Black White) 6 UK lots and are referred to as ‘frontovers.’ (the opposite of a backover). Learn More

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Heat Stroke

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Power Windows

Power windows in vehicles have killed or injured thousands of children. It takes just 22 pounds of force to suffocate or injure an infant while power windows can exert an upward force of 30-80 pounds of force. Learn More

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Trunk Entrapment founder, Janette Fennell led a successful campaign to convince the powerful auto industry and the federal government that trunk entrapment was a significant problem. An internal trunk release mechanism became standard in the United States after September 1, 2001.


Underage Drivers

Underage Drivers

From the back seat, children see Mom and Dad driving the car on every trip. Some children actually think they know how to drive because they have seen others do it thousands of times before.

Vehicle Set In Motion

Vehicle Set In Motion

Each year hundreds of children are hospitalized or even killed after accidentally setting a car into motion. These tragedies usually take place when a child is left alone inside a vehicle or when a child gets into a vehicle on their own. Learn More

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Other Dangers

There are so many ways children can be injured or killed in or around motor vehicles. We have created a very dangerous environment for our children, and it is NEW New Balance M999JTA Maroon Navy Made In USA Men’s Size 11.5Men's NEW BALANCE 989v1 COMPOSITE TOE WORK BOOTS Sz 10 2E Brown Leather MID989B1New Balance Mens Furon 4.0 Low Top Lace Up Soccer Sneakerimperative that we put in place mechanisms to keep them safe as they are unable to do that for themselves. Learn More

How We Save Lives

Product Redesign

Product redesign has been instrumental in partnering and advocating for product redesign and engineering that helps save children's lives and prevent injuries in and around motor vehicles. Learn More

Education & Public Awareness



Vehicles and children are safer today due to our passionate pursuit of protecting children in and around vehicles. Learn More

Data Collection

Collecting data on non-traffic incidents changed the entire transportation data collection philosophy, process and structure in this country. For over a decade, KAC has been the only group in the US collecting data on nontraffic incidents. Learn More

Survivor Advocacy

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Central to’s mission of keeping children safe in and around vehicles is the spirited devotion of survivor advocates. It is impossible to find the words to describe the loss of a child. Learn More