backover
 n.— «Alec and Cameron are just two victims in what parents and child safety advocates call a growing trend of children being killed and maimed by vehicles—often their family’s own SUVs and minivans—backing out of driveways and parking spaces.…Fennell contends that more than half of the backover accidents involve big vehicles like SUVs and minivans.…Gulbransen, a pediatrician who has treated other children injured in backovers, said he could not have been more careful.» —“Parents put spotlight on deaths of toddlers in ‘backovers’” by Frank Eltman in Huntington, New York Newsday (Long Island, New York) Apr. 29, 2007. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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