SCHAKOWSKY AND PALLONE CHAMPION AUTO SAFETY PROVISIONS INCLUDED IN MOVING FORWARD ACT

June 23, 2020

Jun 22, 2020 Press Release from the House Committee on Energy And Commerce   Washington, D.C. – Today, Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce Chair Jan Schakowsky (D-IL) and Committee Chairman Frank Pallone, Jr. (D-NJ) announced the inclusion of critical auto safety provisions in H.R. 2, the Moving Forward Act.  The provisions will improve […]

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Joint Statement: The Motor Vehicle Safety Title Advances Important Technology and Programs that will Save Lives, Reduce Injuries and Contain Crash Costs

June 22, 2020

  Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety Center for Auto Safety Consumer Federation of America KidsAndCars.org     FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 22, 2020    CONTACTS: Pete Daniels, Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety pdaniels@saferoads.org / 301-442-2249 (C)   Janette Fennell, President and Founder, KidsAndCars.org, Janette@KidsAndCars.org / 415-336-9279 (C)   Amber Rollins, Director, KidsAndCars.org, Amber@KidsAndCars.org […]

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How to keep kids safe in Arizona’s deadly heat

May 29, 2020

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Hot Cars and Child Safety

May 6, 2020

Mother’s Perspective, HER Life 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. In 2019, 52 children lost their lives in this manner. The reality is that non-traffic child/car-related deaths are not limited […]

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Automakers Can End Hot Car Child Deaths — And Lawmakers Should Lead The Way

December 10, 2019

Gil Dotan Forbes Councils Member Forbes Technology Council COUNCIL POST | WRITTEN BY Gil Dotan is the CMO at Guardian Optical Technologies. Their stories are heart-wrenching. In October, a Phoenix school administrator left his 4-month-old daughter in the back seat of his car all day. In August, a New Jersey commuter left a 22-month-old girl in a minivan parked at a railroad […]

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I’m a cautious mom who had a hot car scare. Here’s my plea to parents and lawmakers.

October 30, 2019

By NICOLE PELLETIERE via Good Morning America Aug 10, 2019, 4:04 AM ET It was hot day in June 2017 when Erin Holley and her family were in the midst of moving to another home. Holley, her husband and two children, who were 4 years old and 4 weeks old at the time, were riding […]

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Take Action TODAY: Stop Hot Car Tragedies

October 28, 2019

This year has been one of the worst years in history for children dying in hot cars with a total of 52 little lives lost.  We need you to take action today! It will take less than 1 minute! Please use the letter below to ask your members of Congress to cosponsor the HOT CARS […]

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SAMPLE SUPPORT LETTER (The Hot Cars Act, HR 3593)

October 16, 2019

How to contact your U.S. Representative: CLICK HERE to find your U.S. Representative Go to your U.S. Representative’s website and use their contact form to send them the letter below – you may copy & paste the below sample letter and personalize it how you see fit Follow up with a phone call to their […]

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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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