Hot Car Deaths: Scientists Detail Why Parents Forget Their Children

June 27, 2017

June 27, 2017  by KALHAN ROSENBLAT On an average day, Kristie Reeves-Cavaliero didn’t need to set an alarm clock. Her hungry one-year-old daughter Sophia Rayne “Ray Ray” Cavaliero was more than enough to get her out of bed at 5 a.m. But on the day Ray Ray died, the infant slept through her usual early-morning […]

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Hot car deaths: Why parents forget their children

Updated: Jun 27, 2017 1:36 PM CDT, Written by Kalhan Rosenblatt, NBC News On an average day, Kristie Reeves-Cavaliero didn’t need to set an alarm clock. Her hungry one-year-old daughter Sophia Rayne “Ray Ray” Cavaliero was more than enough to get her out of bed at 5 a.m. But on the day Ray Ray died, the […]

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It could happen to you

June 26, 2017

Since 1994, 804 children have died from heat-related illnesses in cars in the United States, according to Kids and Cars, an advocacy center that conducts research on car-related dangers surrounding child. An average of 37 children die each year after being left in a vehicle. Undoubtedly, there have been cases where parents intentionally left a […]

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Backup Cameras Save Lives — the RAA Would Endanger Them

June 14, 2017

25 May 2017 Cameron Gulbransen was accidentally killed at age two after being run over by an automobile without a backup camera. On Oct. 19, 2002, my wife Leslie and I soon learned the hardest lesson we will ever learn. It was 9:30 p.m., and Leslie and I had returned from dinner with friends. My […]

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How 4 technologies designed to prevent hot car deaths work

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 – Good Morning America   WATCH VIDEO REPORT   More than 800 children have died from heatstroke in hot cars since 1990, including 12 so far this year, according to Kids and Cars, a nonprofit focused on children’s safety. The organization is working with lawmakers to put a stop to these […]

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Bigger Vehicles Create ‘Front Over’ Deadly Blindspot

June 12, 2017

CBS NEWS , WFMY 7:24 PM. EDT June 12, 2017 Pittsburgh, PA — Back up cameras help prevent drivers from backing over a child. But many parents might not know that there is also a major blind zone in front of the vehicle and a national safety group says you can pull forward and never see […]

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Increasing Number Of Children Killed in ‘Frontover’ Accidents

June 9, 2017

May 8, 2017 7:23 PMBy Susan Koeppen WATCH VIDEO REPORT 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 […]

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Gamblers leave their kids in cars almost everywhere there are casinos

Jeff Barker Contact Reporter The Baltimore Sun, March 18, 2017 Documents: Mother left child in car for seven hours while she gambled at Baltimore casino. The 4-year-old girl, in her pink coat and leggings, had been sitting in the Silverado truck outside the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore for nearly seven hours on Thanksgiving night before two customers spotted […]

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Lawmakers Urge Auto Industry to Add Hot Car Death Prevention

June 7, 2017

Hope Ford, WFMY 11:22 PM. EDT June 06, 2017   WATCH VIDEO REPORT (Photo: KidsandCars.org) WASHINGTON, DC – Thirty-two; the number of children who died after being left in hot cars in North Carolina over the last 26 years. Overall, 800 children have died nationwide since 1990 from heatstroke after being left in a hot […]

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Local woman takes ‘Hot Car Act’ to Washington

June 6, 2017

by Megan Rivers, Tuesday, June 6th 2017 WATCH VIDEO CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Taking her cause to the nation’s capitol after losing her daughter in a hot car death, a Lowcountry woman is heading to Washington to take a stand. Deona Bien is working to make sure no other parent has to feel that sorrow by […]

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