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Look Before You Lock Interview with Janet Welch

June 11, 2018

 WATCH VIDEO INTERVIEW AT: http://www.krgv.com/video?autoStart=true&topVideoCatNo=default&clipId=14412379

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Valley mom advocates for sensors to prevent hot car deaths

June 10, 2018

Angie Koehle  4:38 PM, Jun 8, 2018 11:50 AM, Jun 10, 2018 let joe know PHOENIX – 10 years later and it’s still hard to talk about at all. But speaking so publicly? That’s something Dawn Peabody had to think hard about after her daughter Maya died in the backseat of a hot car.  But she wants something […]

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‘It can happen to anyone’: Mom shares story on child’s hot car death

June 5, 2018

A local mom shares her story about how her child died after being left in a vehicle on a hot day and says the biggest mistake parents make is thinking it can’t happen to them. Published: 4:43 PM CDT June 5, 2018

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Frontover deaths involving kids skyrocketing with truck and SUV popularity

June 4, 2018

Angie Koehle 5:00 PM, Jun 4, 2018 1:04 PM, Jun 5, 2018 roads | let joe know PHOENIX – Federal law now requires all new cars sold in the US to come equipped with rear cameras and screens. It’s to prevent backover crashes, many times involving small children. The recent change is a huge victory for child safety advocates, […]

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Back up cameras to become standard for all new cars

May 31, 2018

Amy Lipman 11:42 PM, May 30, 2018, 6:41 AM, May 31, 2018 SUBURBAN BOCA RATON, Fla. – Thirteen years after the Rosenfelds lost their 2-year-old daughter, Veronica, to a back-up collision in suburban Boca Raton, rearview cameras will soon be the standard in every new car sold. “I had people who told me that they now […]

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Sensor technology can prevent toddlers from dying in hot cars

May 29, 2018

By KATE GIBSON MONEYWATCH May 29, 2018, 5:15 AM Each summer in the U.S., 35 to 40 children die after being inadvertently left in hot cars. Safety advocates say the heart-wrenching scenario will continue to play out until vehicles come equipped with detection systems to prevent it. Just as vehicles now come equipped with systems to alert drivers […]

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Hot cars and kids: Study shows killer temps hit in an hour

May 25, 2018

From safe haven to death trap in an hour by Maggie Fox / May.23.2018 / 11:19 PM ET / Updated May.25.2018 / 6:29 AM ET Cars can heat up to killer temperatures in just an hour in summer, a new study finds.Getty Images It was one of those more-than-hectic days. Erin Holley and her husband were building a new house […]

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Parking in shade won’t prevent hot car deaths, new study says

May 24, 2018

TODAY Show, May 24, 2018 There is new evidence a child alone in a car on a hot day can turn deadly even if you’ve parked in the shade. From Winter Garden, Florida, NBC’s Kerry Sanders reports for TODAY on the eye-opening new study.   https://www.today.com/video/parking-in-shade-won-t-prevent-hot-car-deaths-new-study-says-1240916547865

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Keven Moore: Avoid horrific driveway run-over accidents; take extra caution, heed these safety tips

May 24th, 2018 · One of the most horrific, unthinkable accidents that can happen to a child can take place less than a few feet from your very own front door. Run-over accidents in your driveway occur too often and are devastating to families, as 70 percent of the time, they involve another family member […]

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Could we do more to stop kids from being left in hot cars?

May 18, 2018

Tommy talks to Amber Rollins, Director of Kids and Cars, about the tragic problem of kids dying in hot cars. Visit link below to listen to radio show with Tommy Tucker, WWL First News: http://www.wwl.com/media/audio-channel/could-we-do-more-stop-kids-being-left-hot-cars

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