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Child Vehicle Safety Quiz

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Backovers are the leading cause of deaths among children in and around cars. Take this quiz to learn how to best protect your kids and drive safely around them.

Backovers are the leading cause of deaths among children in and around cars. Take this quiz to learn how to best protect your kids and drive safely around them.

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  • 1. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Which of the following causes the most deaths among children in and around cars? A. Frontovers B. Backovers C. Heat Stroke D. Fall from vehicle Move to the next slide to view the right answer 1/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 2. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Answer – B Explanation: Backovers comprise 34% of all non-traffic automobile fatalities among children. Frontovers are responsible for 30% of these fatalities; heat strokes, 16%; underage drivers, 7%; setting the vehicle in motion, 7%, drowning and/or falling from the vehicle, 2%; and other reasons, 4%. Backover accidents occur when a driver blindly backs out of a parking space or driveway, and doesn’t notice a child behind the car. Move to the next slide to view the next question 1/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 3. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? The blind zone is the area… A. Behind any vehicle that causes backover accidents B. Near any vehicle that is invisible to the driver when changing lanes C. Any place around the car when the driver’s eyes are closed D. Opposite the end zone Move to the next slide to view the right answer 2/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 4. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Answer – A Explanation: Kidsandcars.org defines the “blind zone” as the area behind the vehicle that is largely responsible for backover accidents. It is also the area in front of the vehicle contributing to frontover accidents. The area next to a vehicle that cannot be seen through rear-view mirrors is the “blind spot.” In general, the blind zone for most vehicles measures 7 -8 feet wide and 20 – 30 feet long. Move to the next slide to view the next question 2/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 5. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? What is the best way for you, as a driver, to prevent backover accidents? A. Every time you back up a vehicle, ask someone to stand outside the car and guide you, to warn you of people and objects behind the car B. Always drive forward and never in reverse C. Get out of your vehicle and check behind it just before you back up D. Only ride a motorcycle Move to the next slide to view the right answer 3/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 6. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Answer – C Explanation: Kidsandcars.org considers getting out of the vehicle to check behind just before backing up to be the best defense against backover accidents. Move to the next slide to view the next question 3/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 7. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? How many children die every year as a result of prolonged heat exposure in cars? A. 10 B. 38 C. 50 D. 55 Move to the next slide to view the right answer 4/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 8. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Answer – B Explanation: As per kidsandcars.org, on average, 38 children die each year because of excessive heat exposure. Often parents and caregivers forget their kids behind who are then trapped inside the vehicle for hours together. Children’s bodies heat up three to five times faster than adults’. The temperature inside a parked car, even when the windows are partially down, can reach 125 degrees within minutes. Even when the windows are left slightly open, the temperature can still rise inside the car and does not slow down the heating process. Move to the next slide to view the next question 4/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 9. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Your child cannot have a heatstroke if you leave him/her in the car with windows slightly rolled down for cross-ventilation. A. True B. False Move to the next slide to view the right answer 5/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 10. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Answer – B Explanation: Children’s bodies heat up three to five times faster than adults’. The temperature inside a parked car, even when the windows are partially down, can reach 125 degrees within minutes. Even when the windows are left slightly open, the temperature can still rise inside the car without slowing the heating process. Move to the next slide to view the next question 5/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 11. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? What should you do to make sure you never forget your child when you get out of the car? A. Never travel with a child B. Put your child in the front seat of the vehicle so that you can see him/her at all times C. Always open the back door of the vehicle every time you reach your destination, to check if you’ve left anything or anyone behind D. Add a reminder on your phone Move to the next slide to view the right answer 6/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 12. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Answer – C Explanation: Kidsandcars.org recommends the following guidelines to follow to avoid leaving children unattended. Never leave children alone inside or outside cars, even for a minute. Always keep things like briefcases, backpacks, or anything else that you might need in the backseat of the vehicle. If you see a child alone in a vehicle, call 911 or your local emergency number. Don’t leave the child unattended even when he/she is not yours. Open the back door of the vehicle every time you reach your destination. Get into this habit even when you’re traveling alone. Move to the next slide to view the next question 6/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 13. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Which of the following is a common cause of death related to unintentional trunk entrapment deaths? A. Hyperthermia B. Asphyxiation C. Both a and b D. None of the above Move to the next slide to view the right answer 7/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 14. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Answer – C Explanation: Hyperthermia is a condition where the body temperature rises beyond normal. It happens when the body absorbs or produces more heat than it can dissipate. Heatstroke, a severe case of hyperthermia, occurs as a result of prolonged exposure to heat and humidity. Asphyxiation occurs when the supply of oxygen drops to a level where an individual cannot breathe normally. According to Kids And Cars, hyperthermia (heatstroke) or hyperthermia with asphyxiation are the most common causes of death related to unintentional trunk entrapment. Move to the next slide to view the next question 7/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 15. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? In which of the following events can a child get entrapped in a car’s trunk? A. When he/she is playing inside the car B. When he/she is retrieving objects from the trunk C. When he/she is being kidnapped or assaulted D. When he/she is playing a prank on parents or friends E. All of the above Move to the next slide to view the right answer 8/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 16. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Answer – E Move to the next slide to view the next question 8/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 17. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? You can save your child from becoming entrapped in a vehicle’s trunk by… A. Teaching them not to play in and around cars B. Keeping the car keys out of children’s reach at all times C. Supervising children when they are around cars D. Closing the fold-down rear seats to prevent kids from getting into the trunk E. All of the above Move to the next slide to view the right answer 9/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 18. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions?Answer – E Move to the next slide to view the next question 9/15
  • 19. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Power windows were created with a safety first approach and pose no danger to children. A. True B. False Move to the next slide to view the right answer 10/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 20. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Answer – B Explanation: According to a study conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 1,000 children are treated in emergency rooms each year due to injuries sustained as a result of power windows. Oftentimes, parents roll down power windows to keep their car cool without realizing that their children may peek out the window and accidentally roll up the window (usually with a leaning knee) with their head still outside the car window. A new rule instated by the NHTSA requires that all passenger vehicles manufactured for sale in the United States, on or after October 1, 2008, be equipped with a safer switch. Move to the next slide to view the next question 10/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 21. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Children in which of the following age groups should be placed in a rear- facing car seat? A. 0 to 1 year B. 1 to 4 years C. 4 to 8 years D. All of the above Move to the next slide to view the right answer 11/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 22. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Answer – A Explanation: According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), children under the age of 1 and weighing a minimum of 20 lbs. should be placed in the backseat, in a rear-facing child safety seat. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, the child safety seat should be securely attached to the vehicle by a latch system or safety belts. Move to the next slide to view the next question 11/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 23. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Children in which of the following age groups should be seated in a front- facing safety seat? A. 0 to 1 year B. 1 to 4 years C. 4 to 8 years D. 8 years and above Move to the next slide to view the right answer 12/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 24. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Answer – B Explanation: Children with a minimum age of 1 and a minimum weight of 20 lbs (or until the time they outgrow the height or weight limit of the particular seat) can be placed in the front-facing safety seats, in the back of the car. However, many experts agree that it is safest to only move children from a back-facing seat to a front-facing seat once the child turns 2. Move to the next slide to view the next question 12/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 25. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? It is safe for children ages 12 and under to sit in the front seat as long as they have their parents’ permission. A. True B. False Move to the next slide to view the right answer 13/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 26. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Answer – B Explanation: Adults frequently seat their kids in the front, a dangerous practice. As per data revealed by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1% of infants and 1/3 of kids between 4 to 7 years are placed in the front seat of motor vehicles -- while all children aged 12 and below should sit in the backseat. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reports that “sitting in a rear seat instead of the front seat reduces fatal injury risk by 36 percent among children 12 and younger.” Move to the next slide to view the next question 13/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 27. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Underage kids should be allowed to drive when… A. Parents are intoxicated and unable to drive B. They have adult supervision C. They have to get somewhere immediately and no adults are available to drive them D. Never Move to the next slide to view the right answer 14/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 28. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Answer – D Explanation: Demanding that children get behind the wheel or act as designated drivers when their guardians are intoxicated is one of the many disturbing cases of driving under the influence (DUI). According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, yet another dangerous situation guardians put themselves and their kids in is when they ask children to blow air into the ignition interlock device in order to start a stalled vehicle. Move to the next slide to view the next question 14/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 29. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? You should always seat your child in front of an air bag, as that will save him/her in an event of a crash. A. True B. False Move to the next slide to view the right answer 15/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 30. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? Answer – B Explanation: According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, you should never seat your child in front of an air bag. Deployment of air bags may hurt infants and little kids.You should always seat your child in the rear seat. If for some reason you have to place your child (with the front-facing safety seats) in the front seat of the car, the seat should be moved as far back as possible from the dashboard to protect the child from getting hit by deployed air bags or the dashboard itself. Never put your infants with a rear facing restraint in the front seat. Move to the next slide to view the next question 15/15http://www.mysafetysign.com
  • 31. Child Vehicle Safety Quiz Can you answer these 15 questions? "Thank You For Taking The Quiz"http://www.mysafetysign.com

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