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Child Passenger Safety
September 2010 � Special Issue
A Note from the Medical Editor
It’s Child Passenger Safety Week and we are sharing with you important information on how to keep your child safe when riding in a vehicle.
Also, this Saturday is “National Seat Check Saturday” when certified child passenger safety technicians will provide child safety seat inspections for free! Visit to find a child safety seat inspection station near you.
~Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP
Medical Editor,
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Never put an infant in the front seat of a car, truck, SUV, or van with a passenger air bag.
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