6 actors flunk $100 hot-car challenge

July 21, 2015

Kars4Kids shared video of a social experiment offering adults $100 if they could stay in a hot car for 10 minutes. The

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Bill would protect Good Samaritans

July 18, 2015

The temperature inside a hot car can rise 20 degrees in 10 minutes, which can be deadly to a child who is locked inside.
“A kid’s body temperature rises three to five times faster than an adult’s,” said Amber Rollins, director of KidsAndCars.org, an organization that raises awareness about the dangers of leaving children unattended in cars. “Their bodies can’t regulate the temperature the way an adult’s can. Minutes can be the difference between life and death for a child locked in a hot car.”

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Legislators push bill to prevent hot car deaths

July 16, 2015

—Kentucky legislators announced Thursday they are pre-filing legislation for the 2016 Regular Session that, if approved, would provide civil immunity to any person who damages a vehicle to remove a child locked in a car in extreme heat.

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Be like Carrie Underwood: What to do if your baby is trapped in a hot car

July 13, 2015

Carrie Underwood’s scary moment over the weekend, when her dogs managed to lock themselves and her 4-month-old in the car on a warm day, had a happy ending: She just had her brother-in-law break the window.

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The Doctors- Children Locked in Hot Cars

The Doctors talk about using the resqme life-saving tool to rescue children who are trapped inside a hot car!

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Carrie Underwood breaks car window to save son, two dogs

Underwood had her back turned when her dogs accidentally locked the car door

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Parents on autopilot may leave children at risk

July 12, 2015

Research collected by Janette E. Fennell, founder and president of KidsAndCars.org, one of the leading global advocacy groups trying to prevent hot-car deaths, suggests that parents aren’t thinking clearly when such a heartbreaking tragedy befalls families.

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Toddler case raised awareness about hot-car dangers

July 11, 2015

A year has passed since 15-month-old Benjamin Seitz died after being left in a car on a hot summer day, but tragic as it was, his death was not in vain.

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More States Take Action to Protect Kids Left in Hot Cars

July 9, 2015

“Gma on the lookout” and the dangers of leaving children in hot cars. We see the tragic results every year and ABC’s gio Benitez found out just how quickly your temperature can rise in a hot car. Good morning, gio. Reporter: This is really important. An 11-month-old baby just died last night in Florida this way so experts stress it can happen to any parent.

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Family using tragedy to raise awareness about child heatstroke deaths

July 5, 2015

Since 1998, at least 644 children left in vehicles have died of heatstroke, making it the leading cause of death among non-crash-related vehicular incidents, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation.

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