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.
In order to prevent backover accidents, automatic emergency braking (AEB) can be implemented.Read more
Anyone who has children will tell you, when (they’re that age), you don’t ever know if you’re going to get a good night’s sleep. … Fatigue is a huge part of what causes our brain not to work (optimally).”Read more
Every year, about 38 children die from being left or forgotten in hot cars across the country, according to the advocacy group Kids and Cars. This summer, Virginia will have a new law to help prevent these deaths.
How often do passersby see a child left behind, locked in a hot car, but don’t act, afraid of a lawsuit if they break them out?
While it may be hard to imagine, many deaths have occurred when over-stressed parents forgot that their children were in the backseat.Read more
A couple shares their heartbreaking story in hopes of sparing another family from a similar tragedyRead more
It wasn’t easy for Brian and Amanda Bayers to talk about how their 18-month-old son, Jackson, died, but they did for one reason.Read more
Rarely do we hear firsthand from a parent involved in one of these tragedies. But one Virginia woman wants you to hear her story, no matter how hard it is for her to tell.Read more
A St. Louis woman is accused of putting her 10-year-old daughter and two of her daughter’s friends in the trunk of a moving car.Read more