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Texas Family Warns of Driveway and Blind Zone Dangers

September 14, 2022

By Diana Zoga • Published September 13, 2022 • Updated on September 13, 2022 at 10:55 pm     The NBC 5 Responds team is shedding light on a blind zone in front of many popular vehicles. A Texas mom said it lead to devastating consequences for her family. Read on for their story and what safety advocates want drivers to know. “IT […]

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Federal Agency to Review ‘Frontover’ Blind Zone Crashes After I-Team Report

August 31, 2022

Susan Hogan, News4 Consumer Investigative Reporter, Rick Yarborough, Steve Jones, Lance Ing and Jeff Piper – Yesterday 2:15 PM The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has agreed to review “frontover” crashes following an investigation by the News4 I-Team. 18249810350-1080pnbcstations© Provided by NBC Washington D.C. In July, the I-Team profiled the tragic story of a Virginia family who lost their […]

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My child died in a hot car. What his legacy has taught me about love and forgiveness.

Lindsey Rogers-Seitz Mon, August 29, 2022 at 12:41 PM·5 min read The day I lost everything, I was sitting at a round table with a black Bible facing me, surrounded by a mass of doctors in white coats, nurses and police officers. I understood, as police officers walked me down the long hallway where the living […]

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Parents who lost children in hot car tragedies find comfort in grief support

August 25, 2022

By: Liz Gold Posted at 1:52 PM, Aug 24, 2022   and last updated 5:58 AM, Aug 25, 2022 The deaths of four children in hot cars within one week this month have brought new attention to the tragedy and the support available for families. It’s a tragedy the Crapo family knows too well. On a Sunday afternoon […]

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Senator wants federal agency to address deaths caused by large SUV front blind zones

Each year, at least 3,000 children are injured and an average of nearly 60 kids are killed in frontover accidents in the United States. Credit: WTHR Author: Bob Segall Published: 1:04 PM EDT August 25, 2022 Updated: 1:24 PM EDT August 25, 2022   INDIANAPOLIS — Millions of vehicles have a large and potentially-deadly blind zone that many […]

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Sensors, 4D imaging, flashing lights: How automakers are trying to prevent hot car deaths

August 10, 2022

“We don’t like the status quo and won’t accept it.” ByMorgan Korn August 06, 2022, 7:46 AM Safety tips about hot cars to remember this summer As the temperature climbs, so does the danger for children left in hot vehicles. An average of 38 children die every year in hot cars. Tuesday marked the 14th […]

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Georgia mom of 6-year-old child who climbed into hot car and died has urgent warning for parents

August 5, 2022

Jenny Stanley told Fox News Digital about her family’s heartbreak as she aims to raise awareness about hot car dangers By Nicole Pelletiere | Fox News  PARENTING, Published August 4, 2022 2:00am EDT A mother is alerting parents and caregivers about a little-known danger involving children climbing into hot cars, as two children have reportedly died in recent weeks under […]

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Florida child dies after being left in a hot car, 11th in US this year: ‘Horrible — and yet we expect it’

July 13, 2022

Fox News Digital spoke to Amber Rollins of Kids and Car Safety after a 3-year-old was reportedly pronounced dead at a hospital By Nicole Pelletiere | Fox News A 3-year-old boy has died after being left inside a hot car in a Florida school parking lot on Monday — making this the first hot car death in the state […]

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Experts looking for ways to prevent hot car deaths, new radar technology could detect heartbeats

June 27, 2022

By Yi-Jin Yu Every year, approximately 38 children die from being left in a hot car, according to Kids and Cars Safety, a national nonprofit that tracks hot car deaths and aims to prevent vehicle-related risks to children and pets. As the U.S. heads into more heat waves this summer and temperatures in the Midwest, South and West soar […]

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How are children left on school buses? Neuroscientist provides perspective

June 17, 2022

June 8, 2022 | by Taylor Hanon |  Unfortunately, instances of school bus drivers and attendants leaving children on a school bus happen all too often. But, David Diamond, Ph.D., a neuroscientist at the Department of Psychology at the University of South Florida, said other factors besides negligence could contribute to leaving a child behind. Diamond began his presentation […]

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