DCFS releases PSA announcement reminding everyone to keep kids and pets safe in and around cars

July 10, 2017

published July 10 2017 11:23 AM SPRINGFIELD – Today, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), in partnership with KidsAndCars.org, released an audio public service announcement to build awareness on how to keep children safe in and around cars. The PSA is available in both English and Spanish and can be listened to […]

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DCFS releases PSA announcement reminding everyone to keep kids and pets safe in and around cars

published July 10 2017 11:23 AM SPRINGFIELD – Today, the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS), in partnership with KidsAndCars.org, released an audio public service announcement to build awareness on how to keep children safe in and around cars. The PSA is available in both English and Spanish and can be listened to […]

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Backup Cameras Save Lives — the RAA Would Endanger Them

June 14, 2017

25 May 2017 Cameron Gulbransen was accidentally killed at age two after being run over by an automobile without a backup camera. On Oct. 19, 2002, my wife Leslie and I soon learned the hardest lesson we will ever learn. It was 9:30 p.m., and Leslie and I had returned from dinner with friends. My […]

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Backup Cameras Save Lives — the RAA Would Endanger Them

25 May 2017 Cameron Gulbransen was accidentally killed at age two after being run over by an automobile without a backup camera. On Oct. 19, 2002, my wife Leslie and I soon learned the hardest lesson we will ever learn. It was 9:30 p.m., and Leslie and I had returned from dinner with friends. My […]

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Gamblers leave their kids in cars almost everywhere there are casinos

June 9, 2017

Jeff Barker Contact Reporter The Baltimore Sun, March 18, 2017 Documents: Mother left child in car for seven hours while she gambled at Baltimore casino. The 4-year-old girl, in her pink coat and leggings, had been sitting in the Silverado truck outside the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore for nearly seven hours on Thanksgiving night before two customers spotted […]

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Gamblers leave their kids in cars almost everywhere there are casinos

Jeff Barker Contact Reporter The Baltimore Sun, March 18, 2017 Documents: Mother left child in car for seven hours while she gambled at Baltimore casino. The 4-year-old girl, in her pink coat and leggings, had been sitting in the Silverado truck outside the Horseshoe Casino Baltimore for nearly seven hours on Thanksgiving night before two customers spotted […]

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Local woman takes 'Hot Car Act' to Washington

June 6, 2017

by Megan Rivers, Tuesday, June 6th 2017 WATCH VIDEO CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Taking her cause to the nation’s capitol after losing her daughter in a hot car death, a Lowcountry woman is heading to Washington to take a stand. Deona Bien is working to make sure no other parent has to feel that sorrow by […]

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Local woman takes ‘Hot Car Act’ to Washington

by Megan Rivers, Tuesday, June 6th 2017 WATCH VIDEO CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) — Taking her cause to the nation’s capitol after losing her daughter in a hot car death, a Lowcountry woman is heading to Washington to take a stand. Deona Bien is working to make sure no other parent has to feel that sorrow by […]

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A Locked Car Can Prevent Child Heatstroke Death

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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A Locked Car Can Prevent Child Heatstroke Death

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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