in this morning, Friday, May 4, at 8:15am to NBCʼs The TODAY Show for
an excellent segment about the dangers of blind zones behind vehicles.
The information they are airing will inform millions of viewers about the dangers we all face when backing our vehicles and will show solutions so we do not have to continue to back up blind.
April has been just an unimaginable month regarding the number of fatal backovers. We have documented at least 16 fatalities. (Four precious children lost their lives every week in April due to being backed over.) There were also 6 frontovers and one infant who perished when a vehicle was knocked into gear due to the lack of the brake shift interlock feature. In over 70% of these incidents, it was a direct relative of that child behind the wheel. These families are experiencing unbelievable grief and loss. Our prayers and thoughts go out to them.
Janette E. Fennell
KIDS AND CARS
You can also help prevent backovers with Reverse Guard. Read more aboout this safety product here at askpatty.com: Don’t Be Blind To Safety: Reverse Your Car With Confidence with the Reverse Guard