Air Bag Safety Facts:
- All children age 12 and under should be buckled up in the rear seat of the vehicle.
- More than 50,000 infants and children are injured or killed in automobile accidents each year. (Source: NHTSA)
- Over 75 percent of highway crashes occur within 25 miles of home. (Source: Texas Ag. Extension Service)
- Safety belt use has failed to increase over the past four years despite the proliferation of driving safety educational programs. (Source: NHTSA)