Is your child safe when using vehicle child safety locks?

July 30, 2019

Updated: 10:21 AM CDT Jul 29, 2019 Donna Pitman  KMBC 9 News Anchor Play Video KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The cold truth is that hot cars kill. It’s a message a group called Kids and Cars can’t get out enough. “The way a vehicle heats up, it acts like a greenhouse,” Amber Rollins with Kids […]

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Experiment involving SUV reveals hidden danger for small children

July 26, 2019

Advocacy group wants to see 360-degree cameras installed on all vehicles Updated: 10:00 PM CDT Jul 25, 2019 Donna Pitman  KMBC 9 News Anchor WATCH VIDEO REPORT KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Drivers are likely oblivious to a danger often hiding in plain sight when they are behind the wheel. KMBC 9 News anchor Donna Pitman made […]

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Father of child who died in hot car wants Congress to pass ‘Hot Cars Act’

July 25, 2019

BY NATHAN BACA, WJLA THURSDAY, JULY 25TH 2019 PURCELLVILLE, Va. (WJLA) — Chase Harrison would be 12 now. “His smile. He really had a good-natured way about him for a kid that came from an orphanage,” his mother, Carol Harrison, said. Chase was newly adopted from Russia. His father, Miles, wasn’t used to the daycare […]

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Consumer Reports Urges Congress to Pass the ‘Hot Cars Act of 2019’

July 23, 2019

PRESS RELEASE July 22, 2019 Rear seat child detection and alert systems will save lives, should be required on all new cars, says Consumer Reports. WASHINGTON, D.C. — Consumer Reports called on lawmakers in Congress today to support the Hot Cars Act of 2019, bipartisan legislation recently introduced in both the House and Senate that would […]

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These new car safety systems are in place to prevent hot car child deaths

July 19, 2019

Watch video report at: https://wjla.com/features/7-on-your-side/investigations/new-car-safety-systems-prevent-hot-car-child-deaths by Nathan Baca, ABC7Friday, July 19th 2019 GAITHERSBURG, Md. (ABC7) — 21 children died nationwide already this year from heatstroke in cars. The average is 38 deaths annually, according to the tracking group. “If you even pop into autopilot for a moment on your way to daycare when you’re going […]

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State warns deaf community about keyless ignitions

July 18, 2019

by Garrett Wymer Wednesday, July 17th 2019 LEXINGTON, Ky. (WDKY) – Advocates in Kentucky are urging the deaf community to know about the potential dangers of keyless ignition vehicles after a Lexington woman died of suspected carbon monoxide poisoning earlier this month. Friends tell us Connie Dotson died when she accidentally left her car with […]

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SC led the nation for kids dying in hot cars. It could happen to any parent, expert warns

BY CODY DULANEY JULY 18, 2019 05:00 AM, UPDATED 1 HOUR 23 MINUTES AGO Watch video interview with Erin Holley South Carolina led the nation in 2018 with six children dying in hot cars. Parents often feel shame, but experts say it could happen to anyone. BY NICOLE L. CVETNIC / MCCLATCHY How could anyone accidentally leave a […]

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Children’s book puts tough message into tiny hands, and it was inspired by one couple’s tragic loss

July 9, 2019

by Jerry McLeod | Today at 7:06 a.m.0COMMENTS Photo by Cary Jenkins, Democrat-Gazette Thomas Cooper Naramore died tragically on July 24, 2015, but his memory will live on through a new children’s board book. Not Even a Minute: A Story About Preventing Hot Car Heatstroke, written by Sarah Tollett and Joe Schaffner, who also did the illustrations, was […]

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North Texas Couple Whose Son Survived Being Left In Hot Car Fights For Mandatory Technology To Prevent Tragedy

July 5, 2019

By Gilma AvalosJuly 5, 2019 at 7:24 pm Watch video report at : https://cbsloc.al/2FQqOi3  DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Most parents believe leaving their child locked in a hot car could never happen to them… until it does. It happened to Eric Stuyvesant. “To this day I can’t fathom how I would’ve left him in that car,” he said. […]

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Bill would require warning for children left in hot cars as number of deaths rises

July 1, 2019

By MATTHEW VANN  Jul 1, 2019, 5:38 PM ET WATCH What happens to your body in a hot car? As summer temperatures rise, car safety advocacy groups hoping to draw attention to hot car deaths will be aided by a bill intended to equip new vehicles with technology that detects sleeping children in hot cars. The HOT CARS Act […]

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