What a young father lost in a hot car that day: ‘my mind, my soul and my life’

April 16, 2015

A half-deflated butterfly balloon and a stuffed pink bunny rabbit mark the grave of Alejandra Hernandez-Mendoza, the toddler who died from her father’s bleary-eyed decision to leave her alone in the backseat of a car one hot morning in 2014.

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Child Heatstroke Danger Awareness Remains High, Survey Finds, as Risky Hot Weather Season Nears Deaths Were Down 30 percent in 2014

With the approach of the warm weather months that present a major risk for young children dying in hot cars, a new national survey shows that parent and caregiver awareness of the dangers continues to be high and the increased knowledge has led to positive changes in behavior.

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Explaining Trouble-Free Advice In Backup Camera

April 9, 2015

Numerous motor vehicles are now made with a built-in data backup camera. This enables you to back up your automobile without looking behind you, which is especially handy for those with bigger vehicles.

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Non-profit sheds light on string of carjackings with children

“It only takes a minute” is the warning from a local non-profit in light of a string of car-jackings this year while children are inside. It reports 27 of these cases nationwide and two of them happened in Texas.

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Explaining Trouble-Free Advice In Backup Camera

Numerous motor vehicles are now made with a built-in data backup camera. This enables you to back up your automobile without looking behind you, which is especially handy for those with bigger vehicles.

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Tell Mel: Put your left shoe back with kid’s car seat

April 5, 2015

Today I’m going to again tell you about a campaign I started last year to try to eliminate the tragedy of children accidentally left in hot cars. We called the campaign #Neverleft.

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One local parent says you can prevent back-over accidents after OP girl hit by car backing up

March 23, 2015

Casey Jordan, whose child was also hit three years ago, warned this type of accident can happen to anyone, but said it’s preventable.

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Mom works to make cars safer after backover accident

An accident that left an Overland Park toddler in a hospital with severe head injuries on Sunday is a familiar story for the family of a girl injured in a similar situation.

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One local parent says you can prevent back-over accidents after OP girl hit by car backing up

An Overland Park family hopes their critically-injured 1-year-old girl will be able to recover from severe traumatic injuries.

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Mom works to make cars safer after backover accident

An accident that left an Overland Park toddler in a hospital with severe head injuries on Sunday is a familiar story for the family of a girl injured in a similar situation.
The 1-year-old had just returned to an Overland Park apartment complex after lunch and play time at a park when the driver of a car backed over her, not knowing she had run behind the vehicle.
Casey Jordan said something like that happened to her daughter about three years ago.

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