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Parents of boy who died in hot car turning grief into action

August 23, 2019

TODAY Show, 8/23/2019 Click image below to view video… Eleven years ago, Miles Harrison unintentionally left his baby son, Chase, in the back of his car on a hot day. Miles was charged with involuntary manslaughter, but was eventually found not guilty. Now, he and Carol join the 3rd hour of TODAY to share how […]

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Kids are dying in hot cars at an alarming rate; safety agency tweets for awareness

August 21, 2019

Eric D. Lawrence, Detroit Free Press Published 6:00 a.m. ET Aug. 21, 2019 | Updated 12:09 p.m. ET Aug. 21, 2019 The numbers are sickening: 10 children dead in 20 days. They were little girls and boys who died in hot cars just in the last few weeks, a growing crisis that’s perplexing in part because experts […]

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Mother of boy killed in hot car works to prevent more tragedies

August 14, 2019

Updated: 9:24 PM EDT Aug 13, 2019 – Greg Fox  Reporter Play Video Last year saw a record number of hot car deaths: 51. So far this year, 32 kids across the country have died, including a little boy in South Florida a couple of weeks ago. Now, parents of victims are taking action. WESH 2 […]

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Technology to save kids in hot cars exists. So why isn’t it in every vehicle?

August 6, 2019

“This needs to be standard, not optional, on all vehicles. What we know is when given the choice, parents don’t believe they need this technology.” The Hot Cars Act of 2019 would mandate all new cars to be equipped with a reminder system for drivers to check for passengers in the back. So far in […]

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Is your child safe when using vehicle child safety locks?

August 5, 2019

Watch video report at the link below: https://www.kmbc.com/article/is-your-child-safe-when-using-vehicle-child-safety-locks-kansas-city-missouri-kansas-kids-and-cars/28539044

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Hyundai to Expand Child-Monitoring Systems to More Models by 2022

July 31, 2019

See what Consumer Reports has to say about Hyundai’s Rear Occupant Alert HERE.

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Is your child safe when using vehicle child safety locks?

July 30, 2019

Updated: 10:21 AM CDT Jul 29, 2019 Donna Pitman  KMBC 9 News Anchor Play Video KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The cold truth is that hot cars kill. It’s a message a group called Kids and Cars can’t get out enough. “The way a vehicle heats up, it acts like a greenhouse,” Amber Rollins with Kids […]

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Tips for parents to prevent hot car tragedies

July 29, 2019

Fox and Friends, Jul. 29, 2019 – 4:58 – After a Bronx man’s 1-year-old twins die in his hot car, KidsAndCars.org Director Amber Rollins offers tips to prevent tragedy. Watch the latest video at foxnews.com https://video.foxnews.com/v/6065082574001/#sp=show-clips

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Experiment involving SUV reveals hidden danger for small children

July 26, 2019

Advocacy group wants to see 360-degree cameras installed on all vehicles Updated: 10:00 PM CDT Jul 25, 2019 Donna Pitman  KMBC 9 News Anchor WATCH VIDEO REPORT KANSAS CITY, Mo. —Drivers are likely oblivious to a danger often hiding in plain sight when they are behind the wheel. KMBC 9 News anchor Donna Pitman made […]

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