Dangers of Hot Cars

February 27, 2019

Hot car tragedies are largely misunderstood by the general public. Most parents are misinformed and believe that they could never lose awareness of their child in the back seat. The reality is that this happens to the most loving, caring and protective parents. It has happened to a teacher, dentist, social worker, police officer, nurse, […]

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Driveway & Parking Lot Safety

Every year, thousands of children are injured or killed because a driver could not see them while backing up or slowly pulling forward in parking lots and driveways. These predictable and preventable tragedies are called frontovers and backovers. What is a blindzone? A blindzone is an area where a child cannot be seen by the […]

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Car seat, booster & seat belt use

Since parents like you care, it is stunning that more than 90% arrive at professional car seat checks needing adjustments to their child’s car seat. Get help choosing and using your car seat from a Child Passenger Safety Technician Your local Safe Kids, fire department or law enforcement can help you find a Child Passenger […]

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40 countries agree cars must have automatic braking

February 13, 2019

A U.N. agency says 40 countries led by Japan and the European Union _ but not the U.S. or China _ have agreed to require new cars and light commercial vehicles to be equipped with automated braking systems starting next year By JAMEY KEATEN Associated PressGENEVA — Feb 12, 2019 6:28 PM ET Forty countries led […]

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Despite Prevention Efforts, Hot-Car Casualties Are Rising

February 12, 2019

Last year was the highest on record for vehicular heatstrokes Hot-car deaths increased in the mid-1990s as states began mandating that car seats be placed in the back seat to avoid harm from front-seat air bags. By Ellen Byron, The Wall Street Journal, Feb. 11, 2019 9:30 a.m. ET Last year 51 children died of […]

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Look Before You Lock Interview with Janet Welch

June 11, 2018

 WATCH VIDEO INTERVIEW AT: http://www.krgv.com/video?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=14412379

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‘It can happen to anyone’: Mom shares story on child’s hot car death

June 5, 2018

A local mom shares her story about how her child died after being left in a vehicle on a hot day and says the biggest mistake parents make is thinking it can’t happen to them. Published: 4:43 PM CDT June 5, 2018

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A tragic accident inspires mom to get vehicle backup cameras required

May 10, 2018

Updated: May 10, 2018 8:20 PM CDT Posted by Jaclyn Selesky, Anchor / Reporter CONNECT NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |   WEST RICHLAND, WA – More than 200 people are killed every year by a driver backing into them. It happens everywhere, and more often than you think. Because of one local mom’s tragedy, there’s a […]

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National Heatstroke Prevention Day reminds parents to “look before you lock”

April 11, 2018

Monica Lopez, Corpus ChristiPublished 1:05 p.m. CT April 11, 2018 | Updated 4:44 p.m. CT April 11, 2018 Hundreds of infants and toddlers have died after accidentally being left in the car. This simple trick could help you never forget that your child is in the back seat. VPC (Photo: HStarr, Getty Images/iStockphoto) Forty-three children died in the […]

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Think It Can’t Happen to You … Think Again!

March 19, 2018

Think It Can’t Happen to You … Think Again!

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