DRIVE WAY SAFE

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Five New Zealand chil­dren a year are killed af­ter be­ing run over in the drive­way

Ev­ery two weeks a child is hos­pi­talised with se­ri­ous in­juries from be­ing hit by cars in drive­ways

A quar­ter of child pedes­tri­ans who end up in hospi­tal are run over in their own drive­way

Most chil­dren injured in drive­way in­ci­dents are toddlers, aged about two years old

The driver is usu­ally a close fam­ily mem­ber.

Source: ACC and www.safekids.org.nz

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