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One person is killed on Arizona roads every nine hours. Deadly crashes are up 36 percent in two years and 13 to 20 percent of traffic fatalities are pedestrians. KGUN 9 is committed to making our roads a safer place to travel on foot, on bikes, and in our vehicles and we welcome your input. Send your issues and concerns about the safety of our roadways to saferoads@kgun9.com or call 520-290-7690.

TMC receives grant to fund child passenger safety

TUCSON, Ariz. - The Arizona Governor's Office of Highway Safety awarded Tucson Medical Center over $28,000 for child car seats.

The money will provide 634 car seats. The seats will be distributed to low-income families along with one-on-one education through car seat giveaway events. 

TMC said this grant will allow for public education aimed at increasing the proper and consistent use of seatbelts and child safety seats.

Arizona's Booster Seat law requires children who are younger than 8 years old or less than 4 feet 9 inches to sit in a child safety seat, such as a booster seat, when riding in a car.

KGUN 9 is committed to making our roads a safer place to travel on foot, on bikes, and in our vehicles. Send your issues and concerns about the safety of our roadways to saferoads@kgun9.com or call 520-290-7690.

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