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

Did You Hear The Rumor? On Food Day We Target Obesity

Did You Hear The Rumor? On Food Day We Target Obesity

Last updated on August 29th, 2015 at 08:22 pmI heard a rumor that there is an obesity issue in the US? Have you heard that too? Do you believe it? I have to admit that when I look around, I have to say, yes- I do. I heard a rumor that the obesity issue is getting worse not better. Have you heard that too? Do you believe it? I do. I heard that this obesity issue even affects our children –... 

Won’t You Take the Safety Pledge?

Won’t You Take the Safety Pledge?

Last updated on March 9th, 2018 at 10:43 amYou may or may not be aware but last week was Child Passenger Safety Week- a program to remind us all of the importance of properly installed and sized car seats. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has also partnered with the creators of Chuggington to further spread the message of safety for children in and around cars. The Chuggington... 

As a Parent You’ve Always Been a Little Overprotective…

As a Parent You’ve Always Been a Little Overprotective…

Last updated on March 3rd, 2018 at 11:43 am“Two seconds. It only takes that long to double your chance of being in a car crash. Stay focused on safety. Don’t text and drive.” Our thanks to BMW USA for this  Read More →

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... 

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...