Cars And Your Child’s Safety

Two Nebraska children were killed after playing in and around cars. A four-year-old North Platte boy was found dead in the trunk of the family car after accidentally locking himself in the trunk.. A two-year-old Columbus boy ran over himself when he put the car into gear. The latest incidents have raised parents' awareness especially when it comes to keeping their children safe. Experts say kids are often intrigued with the fold-down seat that leads to the trunk. They also say most new cars have a latch on the inside of the trunk that will release the seats. To prevent the children from becoming locked in. However, perhaps the best advice is to make sure the car is locked and keep the kids from playing in it at all.