Sample letter (The Hot Cars Act)

October 16, 2019

CLICK HERE to find your U.S. Representative   Re: Request to cosponsor the HOT CARS Act of 2019 Dear Representative  ___________, We are writing to you about a tragic, yet solvable, problem which we need your leadership to resolve. At least 940 children have died in hot cars since 1990 including children right here in […]

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Childproofing Your Ride

October 9, 2019

Your car may feel like a second home, especially if you spend lots of time shuffling kids from school to activities and more. But the fact is, your car is statistically one of the most dangerous places your child can be. These are some of the most important safety tips set forth by  KidsAndCars.org In […]

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Baby Girl Dies in Hot Car After School Administrator Goes to Work and Forgets She’s in Backseat

October 3, 2019

This year, 48 children have died after being left in hot cars, according to the advocacy group KidsandCars.org By Harriet Sokmensuer October 02, 2019 01:55 PM GOOGLE MAPS An Arizona baby is dead after she was left in her father’s car for several hours while he was at work. On Tuesday afternoon, Phoenix police responded to […]

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The Doctors TV Show on Hot Car Tragedies

September 25, 2019

Why are Child Hot Car Deaths on the Rise? Could Absent-Mindedly Leaving Your Child in the Car Happen to Anyone? Meet a Mom Who Tragically Lost Her Baby in a Hot Car Mom was Arrested for Baby’s Hot Car Death ‘I Would Beg God to Stop My Heart’ Shares Mom Who Forgot Baby in Hot […]

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Hot car death dad says new safety rules not enough

September 6, 2019

By Lauren Turner BBC News, Washington DC 5 September 2019 Image copyrightGETTY IMAGES Manufacturers in the US have agreed to add rear seat reminders to new cars in a bid to prevent children dying of heatstroke in vehicles. The audio and visual cues for motorists to check their back seats are to be installed in […]

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Carmakers agree to add rear-seat reminders to prevent deaths in hot cars

Keith Laing, The Detroit NewsPublished 12:00 p.m. ET Sept. 4, 2019 | Updated 7:21 p.m. ET Sept. 4, 2019 Washington — More than 50 children died in the U.S. last year after inadvertently being left in hot cars, prompting automakers to voluntarily agree to add back seat occupant reminders to new cars by 2025. Car manufacturers will add […]

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Carmakers to add alerts to prevent child heatstroke deaths

September 5, 2019

SEPTEMBER 4, 2019 / 6:09 PM / AP Detroit — By the 2025 model year, nearly all new vehicles sold in the U.S. will come with electronic alerts to remind people to not leave children behind in the back seats. Twenty automakers representing 98% of new vehicles sold have agreed to install reminders in an effort to […]

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Parents of boy who died in hot car turning grief into action

August 23, 2019

TODAY Show, 8/23/2019 Click image below to view video… Eleven years ago, Miles Harrison unintentionally left his baby son, Chase, in the back of his car on a hot day. Miles was charged with involuntary manslaughter, but was eventually found not guilty. Now, he and Carol join the 3rd hour of TODAY to share how […]

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Kids are dying in hot cars at an alarming rate; safety agency tweets for awareness

August 21, 2019

Eric D. Lawrence, Detroit Free Press Published 6:00 a.m. ET Aug. 21, 2019 | Updated 12:09 p.m. ET Aug. 21, 2019 The numbers are sickening: 10 children dead in 20 days. They were little girls and boys who died in hot cars just in the last few weeks, a growing crisis that’s perplexing in part because experts […]

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Mother of boy killed in hot car works to prevent more tragedies

August 14, 2019

Updated: 9:24 PM EDT Aug 13, 2019 – Greg Fox  Reporter Play Video Last year saw a record number of hot car deaths: 51. So far this year, 32 kids across the country have died, including a little boy in South Florida a couple of weeks ago. Now, parents of victims are taking action. WESH 2 […]

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