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Child Passenger Safety Campaign in NC Uses Hashtag

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NC Helps Spread Awareness About Child Passenger Safety Using Social Media. NC Helps Spread Awareness About Child Passenger Safety Using Social Media.
RALEIGH, N.C. - The North Carolina Governor's Highway Safety Program is looking to reduce the number of child deaths in car crashes by introducing a social media campaign.

The Highway Safety Program says 60 children died in car crashes in North Carolina last year and they say nearly two-thirds of them were not buckled into a car seat or a seat belt.

They are urging parents and caregivers to properly restrain their children while riding in a car during Child Passenger Safety Week that began on Monday.

GHSP is using an interactive campaign encouraging the public to get out their cell phone cameras and snap a picture of their children buckled up correctly in their car seat or booster seat while parked and share it on social media using the hash tag, "#SafetySelfie".

The photos can be shared on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Pinterest.

GHSP is asking you to add comments and urge others to follow your example and fasten their children's seat belts the right way.

The campaign began Monday, September 15th and ends with Seat Check Saturday on September 21st.

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