Valley mom advocates for sensors to prevent hot car deaths

June 10, 2018

Angie Koehle  4:38 PM, Jun 8, 2018 11:50 AM, Jun 10, 2018 let joe know PHOENIX – 10 years later and it’s still hard to talk about at all. But speaking so publicly? That’s something Dawn Peabody had to think hard about after her daughter Maya died in the backseat of a hot car.  But she wants something […]

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Sensor technology can prevent toddlers from dying in hot cars

May 29, 2018

By KATE GIBSON MONEYWATCH May 29, 2018, 5:15 AM Each summer in the U.S., 35 to 40 children die after being inadvertently left in hot cars. Safety advocates say the heart-wrenching scenario will continue to play out until vehicles come equipped with detection systems to prevent it. Just as vehicles now come equipped with systems to alert drivers […]

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Hot cars and kids: Study shows killer temps hit in an hour

May 25, 2018

From safe haven to death trap in an hour by Maggie Fox / May.23.2018 / 11:19 PM ET / Updated May.25.2018 / 6:29 AM ET Cars can heat up to killer temperatures in just an hour in summer, a new study finds.Getty Images It was one of those more-than-hectic days. Erin Holley and her husband were building a new house […]

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Parking in shade won’t prevent hot car deaths, new study says

May 24, 2018

TODAY Show, May 24, 2018 There is new evidence a child alone in a car on a hot day can turn deadly even if you’ve parked in the shade. From Winter Garden, Florida, NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports for TODAY on the eye-opening new study.   https://www.today.com/video/parking-in-shade-won-t-prevent-hot-car-deaths-new-study-says-1240916547865

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Could we do more to stop kids from being left in hot cars?

May 18, 2018

Tommy talks to Amber Rollins, Director of Kids and Cars, about the tragic problem of kids dying in hot cars. Visit link below to listen to radio show with Tommy Tucker, WWL First News: http://www.wwl.com/media/audio-channel/could-we-do-more-stop-kids-being-left-hot-cars

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South Florida Parents Educating Others After Near Tragedy of Leaving Child in Hot Car

May 9, 2018

Published at 8:35 AM EDT on May 9, 2018 It’s a story that plays out too often here in South Florida – a child forgotten inside a hot car. Luckily for one family, it was not too late and now they are sharing their painful lesson and how they hope it will help save the […]

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A Mother Whose Lapse Led to Child’s Death Seeks to Prevent Further Hot-Car Casualties

May 3, 2018

A Procter & Gamble scientist channels grief over the death of her 15-month-old daughter into a campaign to raise awareness Karen Osorio with her daughter, Sofia, during a visit to Zion National Park in March 2017. PHOTO: HENRIQUE AVEIRO By  Ellen Byron Updated May 3, 2018 9:43 a.m. ET MASON, Ohio— Karen Osorio was alarmed when her husband called […]

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Long Efforts to Stop Hot-Car Deaths

Measures by child advocacy groups, hospitals, product developers and lawmakers have so far failed to bring down the death toll Cybex’s Sirona M car seat includes a sensor that alerts drivers to a child strapped in the back seat. PHOTO: WSJ PHOTO ILLUSTRATION; CYBEX By Ellen Byron, Updated May 2, 2018 4:42 p.m. ET Heatstroke is the leading cause […]

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The Sirona M car seat keeps babies safe from forgetfulness and accidents

May 2, 2018

Far be it from us to ever encourage the use of a phone in a car, but there is a new smartphone-connected safety device for new parents that benefits from its mobile compatibility. Meet the Sirona M from Cybex, heralded as the world’s first and only smartphone-synched convertible car seat available, complete with SensorSafe 2.0 technology. These car seats […]

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Kids And Cars

May 1, 2018

HERLIFE Magazine, By Rebecca Flansburg We’ve heard the heartbreaking stories of a sleep-deprived parent, a hot car, an infant and a mistake that will haunt them for the rest of their life. We read the headlines of how another child lost their life after being left in an oppressively hot vehicle and shake our heads in dismay; […]

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