Sometimes it’s tough being seen by drivers. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 4,280 pedestrians were killed in 2010.
As hard as detection is sometimes for drivers to avoid hitting adult pedestrians, the challenge is even greater to see those little human beings who aren’t even as tall as a car window. The NHTSA reports that many children are killed or seriously injured in backover accidents. The short stature of a child makes it difficult for him or her to be seen by drivers, and backover accidents can happen when a vehicle exiting a driveway or parking spot backs over an unattended child. The NHTSA offers some prevention tips to keep kids safe:
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