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TxDOT Offering Free Child Safety Seat Inspections

Are you struggling to secure your child’s safety seat in the car? Are you even using the correct one? The Texas Department of Transportation is hoping to help answer these questions.

09/17/2013

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Teaming Up To Prevent Hot-Car Child Deaths

As temperatures rise in Texas, one government safety agency is working to reduce the number of children who are seriously injured or lose their life after being left alone inside a hot vehicle.

CBSDFW.COM–06/10/2013

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Medicine Cabinet Dangers: What Every Parent Needs To Know

When caring for a sick child, many parents race to the home medicine cabinet. What are they really finding there?

05/22/2013

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New Security System Headed To North Texas Elementary Schools

There are new security systems headed to elementary schools in one North Texas school district. The Arlington school board is moving ahead to install buzzer/camera systems at all of its 51 elementary schools.

CBSDFW.COM–01/18/2013

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Southlake Develops Task Force For School Security

The Monday after the Connecticut school shooting, John Terrell’s phone started ringing.

01/12/2013

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North Texas School Security Being Evaluated

North Texas parents and students may see more police officers near school campuses following last Friday’s mass shooting inside an elementary school in Newtown, Connecticut.

CBS 11–12/17/2012

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Report Identifies ‘Dangerous Toys’ Still On Shelves

The U.S. Public Interest Research Group released their 27th annual Trouble in Toyland report identifying a number of dangerous or toxic toys that can still be found in America’s stores.

11/20/2012

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Death Spurs Recall Of 220,000 Infant Travel Beds

A children’s safety equipment manufacturer has agreed to recall about 220,000 infant travel beds after reports of one infant’s death and nine others entrapped or distressed while sleeping inside the portable tents.

11/16/2012

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Halloween Dog Bite Prevention Tips

Protecting kids from sugar overload this Halloween might not be your biggest concern as you go trick-or-treating. In fact, the biggest threat may come from your furry friends.

10/25/2012

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Popular Bumbo Infant Floor Seat Recalled

About 4 million Bumbo Baby Seats are being recalled after nearly two dozen reports of child skull fractures.

08/15/2012

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Dallas Co. Schools Wants A Police Force & Cameras

Dallas County Schools, the agency that runs the school buses transporting students to and from class, wants to create its own police force. The goal of the agency? To crack down on drivers running past stopped buses.

04/27/2012

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Tips For Staying Safe On Halloween Night

Halloween night is meant to be scary, but that does not mean it needs to be dangerous. Here are some tips for keeping the little ones safe.

10/31/2011

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