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CO and Cars: Unfinished Business

September 14, 2017

Posted on Thursday, Sep 14th, 2017   In 1975, the auto industry began to equip vehicles with catalytic converters to meet the emission limits of the Clean Air Act of 1970. Sitting unobtrusively between the engine and the muffler, the “cat” changes the noxious gases in automobile exhaust into harmless nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and […]

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CO and Cars: Unfinished Business

Posted on Thursday, Sep 14th, 2017   In 1975, the auto industry began to equip vehicles with catalytic converters to meet the emission limits of the Clean Air Act of 1970. Sitting unobtrusively between the engine and the muffler, the “cat” changes the noxious gases in automobile exhaust into harmless nitrogen, oxygen, carbon dioxide, and […]

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Fighting for life and protecting our children

September 13, 2017

By Casey Parker Posted Sep 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM    On April 1st, 2012, my daughter Skye Renee Jordan was hit by a truck. I will never forget the day as long as I live. I was organizing a volleyball tournament when I got the call from my husband — he had run over Skye with his truck. Everything […]

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Fighting for life and protecting our children

By Casey Parker Posted Sep 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM    On April 1st, 2012, my daughter Skye Renee Jordan was hit by a truck. I will never forget the day as long as I live. I was organizing a volleyball tournament when I got the call from my husband — he had run over Skye with his truck. Everything […]

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Raelyn Balfour column: We need more car regulation to keep kids safe

September 12, 2017

By Raelyn Balfour, September 12, 2017 THINKSTOCK By Raelyn Balfour On the morning of March 30, 2007, I was positive that I had dropped off my son, Bryce, at his babysitter’s house. I did not learn until later that afternoon when the babysitter called that he was not with her. My son died after being […]

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After Boy Dies in Power Window Tragedy, Safety Expert Shares How to Keep Kids Safe in Cars

September 8, 2017

by Inside Edition 2:02 PM EDT, September 7, 2017 Playing After Boy Dies in Power Window Tragedy, Safety Expert Shares How to Keep Kids Safe in Cars As technological advances make everyday tasks like driving easier and more enjoyable, hidden dangers can also arise that put lives at risk — especially children. In August, 2-year-old Logan Vanderkleed died from injuries […]

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After Boy Dies in Power Window Tragedy, Safety Expert Shares How to Keep Kids Safe in Cars

by Inside Edition 2:02 PM EDT, September 7, 2017 Playing After Boy Dies in Power Window Tragedy, Safety Expert Shares How to Keep Kids Safe in Cars As technological advances make everyday tasks like driving easier and more enjoyable, hidden dangers can also arise that put lives at risk — especially children. In August, 2-year-old Logan Vanderkleed died from injuries […]

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How to Escape Your Car if You’re Stuck During a Flood or Storm

September 6, 2017

by Inside Edition 9:54 AM EDT, September 6, 2017 As vehicles were left floating and damaged in the flooded streets in Houston, car safety expert Janette Fennell weighs in on how to stay safe. (Getty) As hurricane season devastates the country, many desperate residents have found themselves facing danger in the place they hoped would take them to […]

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How to Escape Your Car if You're Stuck During a Flood or Storm

by Inside Edition 9:54 AM EDT, September 6, 2017 As vehicles were left floating and damaged in the flooded streets in Houston, car safety expert Janette Fennell weighs in on how to stay safe. (Getty) As hurricane season devastates the country, many desperate residents have found themselves facing danger in the place they hoped would take them to […]

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How to Escape Your Car if You're Stuck During a Flood or Storm

by Inside Edition 9:54 AM EDT, September 6, 2017 As vehicles were left floating and damaged in the flooded streets in Houston, car safety expert Janette Fennell weighs in on how to stay safe. (Getty) As hurricane season devastates the country, many desperate residents have found themselves facing danger in the place they hoped would take them to […]

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