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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Experts warn of the dangers of hot cars

May 21, 2017

Michael Sevren 8:55 PM, May 21, 2017 When the sun is beating down and you’re driving around, safety experts have advice for parents, guardians, and caretakers. “The worst thing anyone can ever do is to think this can’t happen to them,” said Janette Fennell the founder of kidsandcars.org According to kidsandcars.org, six children in the United […]

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Kidnap Victim Describes Escape from Trunk of Moving Car

March 24, 2017

KidsAndCars.org made sure that all vehicles 2002 & newer have a trunk release! Thank goodness it saved this woman’s life! https://www.facebook.com/AshleighBanfield/videos/10155087031809757/

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Mother warns parents after 9-month-old dies in ‘hot car’ on 66-degree-day

February 20, 2017

WATCH VIDEO: http://wjla.com/news/local/mother-warns-parents-after-9-month-old-dies-in-hot-car-on-66-degree-day by Tom Roussey/ ABC7 Friday, February 17th 2017   WASHINGTON (ABC7) — For Raelyn Balfour of Charlottesville, the idea of forgetting her baby in the backseat of a hot car was unthinkable. “I had heard of stories of this happening to other parents, and I’m like, ‘That’s an irresponsible parent, there’s no way that […]

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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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Could a bill that removes liability for breaking into a hot car to rescue a child, pet save lives?

October 3, 2016

10/3/2016 Written by Claire Z. Cardona, Breaking News Producer The weather may be cooling off, but it’s still possible for children and pets to die from being left in a hot car. One Dallas legislator hopes to make it easier for people to intervene, and possibly save a life. Texas leads the nation in deaths of children […]

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Child’s death in car in Dayton coincides with call for new safety measure

September 26, 2016

By Mike Snyder, The Houston Chronicle, September 22, 2016 Updated: September 23, 2016 10:53am The 2017 GMC Acadia comes equipped with a system reminding drivers to check the rear seat. I was just a few blocks from the house when I remembered I no longer lived there. I had recently moved to a place just a few […]

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Brake Shift Interlock Device Could Have Saved Life of Virginia Toddler

September 23, 2016

by PAUL THOMSON on SEPTEMBER 23, 201 Preventable Accident A device as cheap as $9 could have saved the life of a Greene County, Virginia toddler earlier this week.  On Monday, a 25 year old mother of three was washing her 2002 Ford Explorer in the family’s driveway, while her two older children, ages 3 […]

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