Family’s plea over child safety petition

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The family of a toddler killed in a car accident are appealing for more people to sign their petition calling for a change to the law regarding child locks.

Levi Brailsford, two, let himself out of a back passenger door, after unclipping his car seat, while he was being driven home by a family member on May 11.

His family are calling for the Government to change the law so that it is compulsory for drivers to activate car child locks if they have children as passengers.

Levi fell into the road near the junction of Hollway Road and Stockwood Lane, suffering fatal head injuries. An on-line petition and poster campaign has resulted in 1,500 people signing up to support “Levi’s Law” so far, but 100,000 signatures are needed within a year to trigger a debate on the issue in parliament.

Levi’s grandmother Christine Brailsford, who lives in Stockwood and was not driving the car that day, said: “We don’t want Levi’s life to have been lost in vain.

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