Riding in Cars With Kids – Kids and Auto Safety

It may be surprising to hear that one of the leading causes of death among children is auto injuries. This is often due to parents not taking proper precautions. It is estimated that of children under 12 years of age who died in car crashes in 2015, 35% of them were not in a safety seat or using a seat belt. For parents, just a little knowledge can go a long way in ensuring children’s safety in vehicles.
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Should Autonomous Cars Flash Lights for Truck Drivers So They Can Move Back Into The Lane?

When trucks pass each other on the highway it is considered proper protocol to let the passing driver know when their truck has cleared the slower truck so that the passing truck driver can merge back into the slower lane. This helps four-wheelers (regular cars) and faster moving traffic as it frees up that lane for them to pass. Thus, it speeds along traffic and makes it safer for the passing truck to know it has cleared the slower truck(s). As personal motor coach (on a truck chassis) with fifth-wheel driver, I’ve been extended this courtesy by other large vehicles and commercial truck drivers.
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