SAFETY BELTS

Teens have the highest fatality rate in motor vehicle crashes of any age group. One key reason for high traffic fatalities among this age group is that teens wear a safety belt less frequently than adults do.


A CAR SAFETY PROGRAM FOR TWEENS

The Make it Click Program

The Make-it-Click Initiative is an empirically-supported program targeting increased safety restraint use and back-seat use among 8- to 12-year-old children. Learn more about the car safety program for tweens 

On the site you’ll find the entire Make it Click Toolkit in English and Spanish, as well as new interactive games for tweens, classroom activities, and educational pages and presentations. Evaluation research has shown the Make it Click intervention to significantly increase observed safety belt use. Funded by the Virginia Highway Safety Office, these materials are available for free download for your use in your work to keep children safe.

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