Safety Towns – A Great Concept to Teach Children about Pedestrian and Bicycle Safety in Florida

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Teaching children about safety can help prevent many unfortunate accidents and incidents from taking place. In some Florida cities and towns, “safety towns” have been created to teach children about traffic and pedestrian safety. The “safety towns” are minature versions of towns that have streets and crosswalks. The “safety town” concept is a great way to teach children about crosswalks, bus stops, and the dangers of traffic and busy intersections. You can read more about the concept and usefulness of “safety towns” at Teaching Children in Florida Safety Towns.

It is well known that children (especially young children) lack good safety awareness. Because of this, it is important for drivers to slow down in and near school zones, bus stops, parks, playgrounds, and all other locations where children play, walk, or ride bicycles. By slowing down and reducing driver distraction, many automobile accidents involving child pedestrians and bicyclists can be avoided.

When a child is a victim of an accident and suffers serious personal injuries, many challenges are presented to the parent caring for the child. How are the medical bills going to be paid? Who is legally responsible for the medical bills? What insurance benefits are available? What are the legal rights of the injured child? The book titled – The ABCs of Child Injuries – Legal Rights of the Injured Child – What Every Parent Should Know – has chapters on Automobile Accidents, Medical Bills / Medical Care, Damages / Compensations, and other topics. You can receive a free copy of this book at The ABCs of Child Injury.