Mother: When you lose a child to a ‘backover’ accident, ‘you never get over it’

July 6, 2018

Kristen Swilley  11:21 PM, Jul 5, 2018 CINCINNATI — Seven-year-old Gino DiMario, who loved piano lessons and going to church with his family, was dead by the time first responders arrived at his grandparents’ home on February 19, 2005. He had been playing in the parking lot when a family member, not noticing the thatch of […]

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Kansas removes lawsuit fear for rescuers of children, pets trapped in hot cars

June 26, 2018

Amber Rollins, director of KidsAndCars.org, demonstrates how to safely break a window using a device, the Resqme emergency window breaker and seat belt cutter, at 169 Auto Parts in Spring Hill, Kan., Monday, June 25, 2018. On July 1, a new Kansas law will go into effect that will legally protect Good Samaritans who break […]

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How parents can prevent hot car deaths

June 23, 2018

CLICK HERE WATCH VIDEO REPORT Fox and Friends, Jun. 23, 2018 – 4:21 Vice president of KidsandCars.org shares important information about protecting children from the dangers of hot cars. http://video.foxnews.com/v/5801061002001/?#sp=show-clips

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Anniversary of Baby’s Hot Car Death Prompts Warning

June 20, 2018

LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) — June 20, 2010 is Conni Lowe’s worst day… the day she lost her granddaughter, Holly Judy. At the time, she had not met the five-month-old. “I met Holly for the first time at the funeral,” Conni said on the eight year anniversary of Holly’s death. Judy was left in her […]

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New Tech to Prevent Hot Car Deaths

Nearly 40 children die in hot cars every year in the United States. Author: CBS News Published: 7:07 PM EDT June 20, 2018 Updated: 7:09 PM EDT June 20, 2018   As hard as it is to imagine, most parents say they simply forgot their kids. “So you take your handbag, you put it on the floor, right by the […]

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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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Frontover deaths involving kids skyrocketing with truck and SUV popularity

June 4, 2018

Angie Koehle 5:00 PM, Jun 4, 2018 1:04 PM, Jun 5, 2018 roads | let joe know PHOENIX – Federal law now requires all new cars sold in the US to come equipped with rear cameras and screens. It’s to prevent backover crashes, many times involving small children. The recent change is a huge victory for child safety advocates, […]

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Back up cameras to become standard for all new cars

May 31, 2018

Amy Lipman 11:42 PM, May 30, 2018, 6:41 AM, May 31, 2018 SUBURBAN BOCA RATON, Fla. – Thirteen years after the Rosenfelds lost their 2-year-old daughter, Veronica, to a back-up collision in suburban Boca Raton, rearview cameras will soon be the standard in every new car sold. “I had people who told me that they now […]

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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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