Toy cars are prized posessions for many young children — that’s partly why it’s so important for parents to explain that real vehicles are not toys or play areas. Even car trunks, which may seem like a harmless automotive feature, can pose risks to kids in the form of entrapment dangers.
All automobiles manufactured after 2001 are equipped with trunk-mounted release handles to prevent accidental entrapment. When children turn up missing, parents should never neglect to look in the trunks of automobiles — particularly those built prior to 2001. These tips and many others are featured on SafeKids.Org, a safety organization with the following fact and tips for preventing entrapment accidents in automobiles.
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