HOT CARS Act of 2017

Hot Cars Act of 2017

The Helping Overcome Trauma for Children Alone in Rear Seats Act (HOT CARS Act of 2017) is a critical piece of legislation that would prevent children from being needlessly killed and injured when left alone in vehicles

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 Supporters of the bill (1)   Heatstroke Fact Sheet & Safety Tips


PETA joins to Urge Congress to Pass the HOT CARS Act to Save Children and Pets from Perishing in Hot Cars – 8/29/2018 announces alliance with Animal Care Organizations to save lives  (10/26/2017)

Safety Advocates Applaud Bipartisan Support for Technology to Prevent Hot Car Deaths (10/4/2017)

JUST IN… Victory for Parents and Children! (9/6/2017)

HOT CARS Act of 2017 Introduced Today in the U.S. Senate to Prevent Child Heatstroke Deaths in Cars (7/31/2017)

HOT CARS Act of 2017 Introduced Today Will Prevent Child Heatstroke Deaths by Getting Much- Needed Technology into Vehicles (6/7/2017)

Media Advisory: HOT CARS Act of 2017 (6/5/2017)



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Fatal Distraction Pulitzer Prize winning article by Gene Weingarten, The Washington Post

How We Can Protect Children From Dying in Hot Cars Editorial published on

An epidemic of children dying in hot cars: a tragedy that can be prevented (Dr. David Diamond)