Honda Dealerships Nationwide Host Child Safety Awareness Day

400 Dealerships Participating in Third Annual Event -

1/3/2001 6:16:26 AM

WHAT:
American Honda Motor Co., Inc. and more than 400 Honda dealers nationwide are hosting the company's third annual Child Safety Awareness Day.

More than 1 million children are killed or injured annually in preventable traffic, household and recreational accidents. In the hopes of reducing these numbers, Honda's Child Safety Awareness Day offers families valuable information and hands-on instruction on a variety of issues including vehicle and traffic safety, methods of monitoring their child's Internet usage, and protecting them from sport and recreational injuries. Families will also receive important tips on how to prevent child abduction.
 
WHEN:
Saturday, May 20, 2000
10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
 
WHERE:
At 400 Honda dealers nationwide. To locate a CSAD event near you, call the toll-free hotline at 800-33HONDA, ext. 808 or access a listing on Honda's website at http://www.childsafetyday.com .
 
VISUALS:
Expert demonstrations on the proper installation of child safety seats and the correct use of seatbelts. -- Children being photographed for their free Polaroid Project KidCare "photo passports" that are designed to provide parents and police with vital information in the recovery of missing children.

Honda's "Safety First" instructional baseball video featuring tips from former Major League Baseball stars Steve Garvey and Steve Lyons

Safety demonstrations from local fire and police departments Entertaining and informative demonstrations by International Inline Skating Association