Safety is an important issue to consider when explaining the physical development in children and adolescence. For this discussion, you will address the following:

See the example below:

One statistic found on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention web page, under the Child Passenger Safety: Get the Facts, Risk Reduction for Every Age tab, states that, “Car seat use reduces the risk for death to infants (aged <1 year) by 71%; and to toddlers (aged 1–4 years) by 54% in passenger vehicles” (2017, para. 3).


Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. (2017). Child passenger safety: Get the facts (Links to an external site.). Retrieved from