Left Alone in Car - Latest News
Last year, 264 children were left unattended in vehicles that were carjacked. Car thefts are up since 200, and so are juvenile carjackers.
In 2022, Kids and Car Safety has documented over 200 children who were victims of being left alone inside a vehicle that was stolen with them alone inside.
Contrary to what many might believe, children taken during a car theft is not a rare occurrence. And, it happens in even the safest of neighborhoods. Cars are often stolen from gas stations and convenience store parking lots as well as from home driveways.
Kids and Car Safety is calling on the public to be prepared to take action to save a life.If you see a child alone in a car; get involved. Protecting children is everyone’s business.
Here’s What You Should Do...
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 a window to rescue a person or animal.