HOT CARS Act of 2017

Hot Cars Act of 2017

The Helping Overcome Trauma for Children Alone in Rear Seats Act (HOT CARS Act of 2017) is a critical piece of legislation that would prevent children from being needlessly killed and injured when left alone in vehicles

FULL TEXT  FULL TEXT S.1666  Supporters of the bill Heatstroke Fact Sheet & Safety Tips

PRESS RELEASES:

HOT CARS Act of 2017 Introduced Today in the U.S. Senate to Prevent Child Heatstroke Deaths in Cars (7/31/2017)

HOT CARS Act of 2017 Introduced Today Will Prevent Child Heatstroke Deaths by Getting Much- Needed Technology into Vehicles (6/7/2017)

Media Advisory: HOT CARS Act of 2017 (6/5/2017)

 

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES:

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MUST READ ARTICLES:  

Fatal Distraction Pulitzer Prize winning article by Gene Weingarten, The Washington Post

How We Can Protect Children From Dying in Hot Cars Editorial published on Time.com

An epidemic of children dying in hot cars: a tragedy that can be prevented (Dr. David Diamond)