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Question IconIf you wear a seat belt you will get where you are going safely, guaranteed.

 


Question IconI have not taken swim lessons and don't really know how to swim, but the shallow end of the pool seems so safe and easy. Won't it be ok if I promise to stay in the shallow area?

 


Question IconIf you live on a farm, or are visiting friends and family on the farm, is it all right to drive the tractor? It sounds like it could be a lot of fun on a summer day.

 


Question IconMore sporting accidents and injuries take place during practices than they do during actual games.

 

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Unfortunately, there are no guarantees in life. But, wearing a seat belt will help get you where you need to be safely. Especially if you compare it to not wearing a seat belt! Just think, if you are not wearing your seat belt, you might go through the windshield onto rocks, pavement or the street. Every 15 seconds, someone is hurt in a car crash. Just about 80 percent of Americans wear their seatbelts. That means that eight out of every ten people wear theirs everyday. If you see the two that aren’t, remind them that seatbelts can save their life.

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That’s right! Well, there are no guarantees in life. But, wearing a seat belt will help get you where you need to be safely. Especially if you compare it to not wearing a seat belt! Just think, if you are not wearing your seat belt, you might go through the windshield onto rocks, pavement or the street. Every 15 seconds, someone is hurt in a car crash. Just about 80 percent of Americans wear their seatbelts. That means that eight out of every ten people wear theirs everyday. If you see the two that aren’t, remind them that seatbelts can save their life.

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Cartoon drawing of a beach ball, sun lotion and googlesNope, try again! Just because a pool is shallow does not mean it is easier or safer for someone who does not know how to swim. People have drowned in as little as an inch of water! That's why you have to learn to swim! Plus, then you can explore the whole pool safely. Sign up for a class (take it with a friend!) at your local recreation center or neighborhood pool. You will learn how to swim, you'll know your limits, and you will understand how to make safe water decisions.

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Cartoon drawing of a beach ball, sun lotion and googlesRight On! Just because a pool is shallow does not mean it is easier or safer for someone who does not know how to swim. People have drowned in as little as an inch of water! That's why you have to learn to swim! Plus, then you can explore the whole pool safely. Sign up for a class (take it with a friend!) at your local recreation center or neighborhood pool. You will learn how to swim, you'll know your limits, and you will understand how to make safe water decisions.

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No, tractors and other machinery are involved in three out of four farm injuries to children. That's why most state laws won't let you drive a tractor until you are older. Instead, spend your day checking out the farm and all of the animals.

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Tractors and other machinery are involved in three out of four farm injuries to children. That's why most state laws won't let you drive a tractor until you are older. Instead, spend your day checking out the farm and all of the animals.

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Cartoon drawing of a basketball, shoes and hoopExactly! In fact, 62 percent of sporting injuries happen during practice instead of during the actual game. That's why it's so important to wear the right protective gear all of the time. Accidents can happen on your home turf, during practice and on the road. If you have questions about how to wear protective gear correctly, ask your coach! Also, know what you and your team members are supposed to do in the case of an emergency situation—where is the first aid kit? Who should you call for help? What can you do while waiting for help to arrive? That way, youll be prepared in any situation.

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Cartoon drawing of a basketball, shoes and hoopIt might be hard to believe, but 62 percent of sporting injuries happen during practice instead of during the actual game. That's why it's so important to wear the right protective gear all of the time. Accidents can happen on your home turf, during practice and on the road. If you have questions about how to wear protective gear correctly, ask your coach! Also, know what you and your team members are supposed to do in the case of an emergency situation—where is the first aid kit? Who should you call for help? What can you do while waiting for help to arrive? That way, you'll be prepared in any situation.

 

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