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Child Safety Page

On the Road Safety

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Always Buckle Your Seat Belt: A two page flier about seat belt laws and the effects on driving safety.(Also in Spanish)

FOYOBS: For your own bicycle safety is a coloring book about proper biking procedures.

Kids in the Car: A safety web page designed to save lives, avoid injuries, inform, and increase the effective safe seating of American children by their grandparents and other caregivers who drive them.

Blood Alcohol Concentration: It is estimated that alcohol was involved in 39 percent of fatal crashes and in seven percent of all crashes....

Buckle up during Pregnancy:
Most mothers-to-be know that diet,
rest and exercise are important during pregnancy. What many don’t realize is the importance of safety belts.

Buckle US Up: a coloring book for school age children.

Teaching Your Teen to Drive: Many lessons are listed which will help the parent with instructing safe driving. (Also a Teen's Guide to a Driver's Licence)


ID R Kids; Obtain a photo Ohio ID card for your child at any Ohio Deputy Registrar. These cards for children will assist authorities in the event that a child is reported missing. There is no minimum age for obtaining an Ohio ID card. ID R Kids Fact Card

Family Disaster Preparedness Plan: You could be anywhere: at work, at school or in the car. How will you find each other? Will you know if your children are safe? Consider where you live and the unique needs of you will get back together and what you will do in different situations. (Spanish Version)

Safety Guide: Join Stanley the Safety Bug and his friends as you learn about
Seat Belt Safety, Fire Safety, Bicycle Safety, Pedestrian Safety, Tornado Safety, School Bus Safety, What to Do in an Emergency.

Fire Escape Checklist: Make sure your child is prepared for a fire. Here is a Firefighters are My Friends coloring and activity book. (Provided by

A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety: Protecting our children against the fear of crime and from becoming victims of crime on the Internet must be a national priority.

The National Crime Prevention Council’s Internet Safety: Information and resources for staying safe online.

Parent's Rules ‘N Tools: is the Internet safety site of

Food Safety Coloring Book: The 4 steps to food safety are: Clean: Wash hands and surfaces often, Separate: Don’t cross-contaminate, Cook: Cook to proper temperatures, Chill: Refrigerate promptly. Published by the USDA.

The Good Health Coloring Book: An alphabet book on various issues of maintaining good health and safety for children. Published by the Ohio Department of Health.

Poison Coloring Book: Distinguish between right and wrong things to eat.

Crossing the Road: This booklet gives children the rules for being a pedestrian.

Safe Steps: A story about pedestrian safety, this booklet is design for teachers to use in the classroom with colorful artwork.

Car and Bus Safety: Pre-K to 2nd grade activities for teaching basic safety tips.

National School Bus Safety Week Resource Guide and Activity Booklet: National School Bus Safety Week is an active and evolving public education program designed to promote
school bus safety.

Playground Safety Publications: Intended for use by parks and recreation personnel, school officials the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

Beyond the Golden Rule: A Parent’s Guide to Preventing and Responding to Prejudice. Other kits and handbooks teaching tolerance's can be found at Teaching Tolerance, a project of the Southern Poverty Law Center.

Thank you to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, an organization that supplied some of the above publications. More such publications can be found on their site @