I am deeply saddened by the number of toddlers who were killed after being driven over by their relatives.

Whenever children were around, I always followed the line-of-sight rule before driving.

If they were inside the car with me, then fine.

If I could not see them, I refused to move the car. They either had to be in my line of sight or another adult had to verify that they were safe.

Toddlers and children can be incredibly swift.

A few months ago, a toddler, about two years old, living on my street, escaped from his yard and, unknown to his parents who were both home, went into the street.


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