A Locked Car Can Prevent Child Heatstroke Death

June 6, 2017

By Jennifer Geiger May 30, 2017 Share   ThinkStock/DigitalVision CARS.COM — Two more children have died in hot cars this year, bringing the total to nine. The latest victims were a pair of toddlers from a Fort Worth, Texas-area town. The 16-month-old boy and 2-year-old girl were found unresponsive after allegedly locking themselves in a […]

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Susan Morgan Cooper’s Heartbreaking Geopolitical Documentary ‘To The Moon And Back’

June 5, 2017

05/26/2017 09:53 pm ET Morena Duwe, Contributor Music & Culture Journalist In the small town of Pskov, Russia near the border of Estonia, hopeful orphans await the outcome of their pending adoptions by American families. The orphanage is as one would imagine, dreary rooms lined with rows of numbered cribs and discolored wallpaper. Children are huddled in […]

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Increasing Number Of Children Killed in ‘Frontover’ Accidents

May 8, 2017 7:23 PMBy Susan Koeppen WATCH VIDEO PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — There is a growing concern involving blind zones and vehicles. As of May 8, 2017, there have been 16 children who have been killed in frontover accidents. That’s where a driver doesn’t see a child in front of their car and accidentally pulls […]

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Carbon monoxide poses greater and greater risks

December 9, 2016

John Cichowski , The Road Warrior, @njroadwarrior2:26 p.m. EST December 9, 2016 (Photo: Marko Georgiev/Staff Photographer, Marko Georgiev/Staff Photojournalist) Few deaths inspire more sympathy than the insidious, highly preventable kinds that quietly took the lives of a Passaic mother and her two young children last January as they tried to stay warm inside a parked […]

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HOT CARS Act of 2016 Introduced Today Will Prevent Child Heatstroke Deaths by Getting Much-Needed Technology into Vehicles

September 15, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: September 15, 2016 Contact: Advocates: Allison Kennedy, [email protected], (202) 408-1711 KidsAndCars.org: Janette Fennell (415) 336-9279 Rep. Ryan: Michael Zetts (202) 225-5261 Rep. Schakowsky: Sam Avery (202) 225-2111   HOT CARS Act of 2016 Introduced Today Will Prevent Child Heatstroke Deaths by Getting Much-Needed Technology into Vehicles 29 children already killed this year in hot […]

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Why Do We Prosecute Some People Whose Children Die In Hot Cars, But Not Others?

August 16, 2016

A HELOTES MAN LEFT HIS BABY IN A HOT CAR WHILE HE WENT TO WORK, BUT SO FAR, HE’S NOT FACING CHARGES. AUGUST 15, 2016by DAN SOLOMON2 COMMENTS ALEXANDRIA, VA – AUGUST 17: Alexandria Fire and EMS officials participate in a demonstration of the dangers of leaving children unattended in vehicles during a news conference […]

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Be aware of keyless car dangers

February 12, 2016

Some 21 people have died since 2005 when they accidentally left their cars running.  Our Consumer Team examines the hidden dangers of keyless ignitions.

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What you need to know about automatic reverse braking

February 2, 2016

Automatic reverse braking systems have the potential to prevent a particularly tragic type of accident.

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Good Samaritan Vehicle-Rescue Bill Gets Final OK From Lawmakers

January 28, 2016

The Florida Senate approved a bill Thursday to allow Floridians to break into a vehicle in order to rescue distressed people or animals left unattended.

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What’s more dangerous for your child in a car seat — a coat, or the cold?

December 18, 2015

Advocacy groups are telling parents to remove their child’s coat before putting them in the car seat. But that also leaves the child vulnerable to hypothermia after an accident.

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