About Jim Love

Jim is a transportation safety expert with more than 40 years in both the emergency medical services and the school bus industries. Jim is a former member of the PedSafe Expert team and is proud to have been one of the original contributors to PediatricSafety.net more than 9 years ago.

Website: http://www.emsafety.net

Articles by Jim

What’s the Message You’re Sending Your Child Today?

What’s the Message You’re Sending Your Child Today?

Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 11:46 amLast weekend- Memorial Day weekend- was the kick off of this year’s ‘Ticket or Click It” campaign. A few days ago I was walking down the end of my driveway- walking my dogs. We were behind a large bush in our neighbor’s yard. My son pulled into our driveway. For some reason my eyes went to his shoulder to see if his seatbelt was on. My son is soon... 

Teachable Moments:  Valuable Lessons on Life and Love for Kids

Teachable Moments: Valuable Lessons on Life and Love for Kids

Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 11:55 amMeet Jack Bear. For such a little guy he offered many opportunities to teach our kids very valuable lessons about life and about love. Here is a part of Jack’s story. Jack was given up when he was 10 years old. By all reckoning that is old in dog years- perhaps 70 years old. It seems he was no longer fun and no longer desired. I always found it hard to imagine... 

STOP!  Please Don’t Shake A Child

STOP! Please Don’t Shake A Child

Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 12:01 pmThe day dawned at 6:00 a.m. with a diaper change and feeding. You were up several times through the night either changing, feeding or both. You are still trying to get used to having a newborn in the house- trying to get used to not sleeping through the night. A good solid night’s sleep sure would be welcomed. The first couple of weeks you were able to catch... 

Be Ready, Be Buckled: Create Lifetime Seatbelt Wearers

Be Ready, Be Buckled: Create Lifetime Seatbelt Wearers

Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 12:05 pmIn past articles I have written about various programs sponsored by the federal government that help to promote safety in kids. My most recent post was about distracted driving. For this post I have found a new program and site that I think is perfect to highlight and to showcase on this blog. The program is called “Be Ready, Be Buckled”. Among its sponsors... 

Distracted Driving Kills: 10 Minutes and 44 Seconds

Distracted Driving Kills: 10 Minutes and 44 Seconds

Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 12:11 pm Alex Brown age 17, Cady Reynolds age 16, Margay Schee age 13, Joe Teater age 13, Ashley Johnson age 16, Julie Davis age 58 – her granddaughter was 2. Kassy Kerfoot age 18.What do all these people have in common? They are the real names of some of the 5,500 people who die and the 500,000 people injured on our roads each year due to distracted driving.... 

Heaven Knows We Need Them Here

Heaven Knows We Need Them Here

Last updated on August 30th, 2015 at 06:32 pmChristina Taylor- Greene was one of the unfortunate victims of the Tucson massacre. We know so much about her already and she has touched so very many lives. For example we know that she was born on September 11, 2001. We know that when she was laid to rest that a special flag, one that flew over ground zero, was present at her interment. We also know...