LIFESTYLE In the past 20 years, more than 670 American children have died of heat stroke after being left or getting into a vehicle on their own.Read more
Rising temperatures increase health risks, especially for children, the elderly, and pets. And, your car is one potential hot spot.Read more
“Think it can’t happen to you… think again!” Kids and Cars, an organization that aims to prevent more hot car deaths, said a simple stuffed animal in the front seat when your child’s in the back can prevent a terrible accident.Read more
In Las Cruces, where temperatures reach 100 degrees or above in the summer, officials warn not to leave unaccompanied children and pets in vehicles for even 10 minutes.
Inside an enclosed vehicle, temperatures have the potential to rise by 19 degrees after only 10 minutes, by 34 degrees after 30 minutes and by 45 to 50 degrees in an hour, according to the Las Cruces Police Department.
The state is warning parents about the dangers of leaving children in hot cars.Read more
Whether or not you’re a parent, it may seem inconceivable to forget a child in a car, but it does happen despite a parent’s best intentions.Read more
A new law passed in the Commonwealth aims to prevent child deaths in hot cars. The law will go into effect in July. It releases people from liability for damages after breaking into someone’s car to rescue a child in danger.Read more
In a partnership with the non-profit KidsandCars.comand Clear Channel Outdoor, Fort Bend county officials are participating in the Child Vehicular Heat Stroke Awareness Campaign.Read more
It seems to be a headline in our news almost every couple weeks, a parent leaving a child alone in a hot car while they run inside a mall or grocery store.Read more
Lyn Balfour, of Charlottesville, never thought it could happen to her. “The high that day was 66 degrees.”
In March of 2007-on her way to work at the Army JAG office outside of Charlottesville-she had 9 month old Bryce in her car.