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Experts warn of the dangers of hot cars

May 21, 2017

Michael Sevren 8:55 PM, May 21, 2017 When the sun is beating down and you’re driving around, safety experts have advice for parents, guardians, and caretakers. “The worst thing anyone can ever do is to think this can’t happen to them,” said Janette Fennell the founder of kidsandcars.org According to kidsandcars.org, six children in the United […]

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Kidnap Victim Describes Escape from Trunk of Moving Car

March 24, 2017

KidsAndCars.org made sure that all vehicles 2002 & newer have a trunk release! Thank goodness it saved this woman’s life! https://www.facebook.com/AshleighBanfield/videos/10155087031809757/

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Mother warns parents after 9-month-old dies in ‘hot car’ on 66-degree-day

February 20, 2017

WATCH VIDEO: http://wjla.com/news/local/mother-warns-parents-after-9-month-old-dies-in-hot-car-on-66-degree-day by Tom Roussey/ ABC7 Friday, February 17th 2017   WASHINGTON (ABC7) — For Raelyn Balfour of Charlottesville, the idea of forgetting her baby in the backseat of a hot car was unthinkable. “I had heard of stories of this happening to other parents, and I’m like, ‘That’s an irresponsible parent, there’s no way that […]

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Mother warns parents after 9-month-old dies in 'hot car' on 66-degree-day

WATCH VIDEO: http://wjla.com/news/local/mother-warns-parents-after-9-month-old-dies-in-hot-car-on-66-degree-day by Tom Roussey/ ABC7 Friday, February 17th 2017   WASHINGTON (ABC7) — For Raelyn Balfour of Charlottesville, the idea of forgetting her baby in the backseat of a hot car was unthinkable. “I had heard of stories of this happening to other parents, and I’m like, ‘That’s an irresponsible parent, there’s no way that […]

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Mother warns parents after 9-month-old dies in 'hot car' on 66-degree-day

WATCH VIDEO: http://wjla.com/news/local/mother-warns-parents-after-9-month-old-dies-in-hot-car-on-66-degree-day by Tom Roussey/ ABC7 Friday, February 17th 2017   WASHINGTON (ABC7) — For Raelyn Balfour of Charlottesville, the idea of forgetting her baby in the backseat of a hot car was unthinkable. “I had heard of stories of this happening to other parents, and I’m like, ‘That’s an irresponsible parent, there’s no way that […]

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Carbon monoxide poses greater and greater risks

December 9, 2016

John Cichowski , The Road Warrior, @njroadwarrior2:26 p.m. EST December 9, 2016 (Photo: Marko Georgiev/Staff Photographer, Marko Georgiev/Staff Photojournalist) Few deaths inspire more sympathy than the insidious, highly preventable kinds that quietly took the lives of a Passaic mother and her two young children last January as they tried to stay warm inside a parked […]

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Family Shares Hot Car Survival Story with Donna Terrell

November 4, 2016

By DONNA TERRELL | dterrell@fox16.com Published 11/03 2016 09:00PM Watch video report at: http://www.fox16.com/news/local-news/family-shares-hot-car-survival-story-with-donna-terrell LITTLE ROCK, Ark. – Many of you remember the Judge Wade Naramore story in Hot Springs. An entire community was shaken when the judge forgot and left his son, Thomas, in a hot car. Thomas died that day. We know there are situations […]

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Could a bill that removes liability for breaking into a hot car to rescue a child, pet save lives?

October 3, 2016

10/3/2016 Written by Claire Z. Cardona, Breaking News Producer The weather may be cooling off, but it’s still possible for children and pets to die from being left in a hot car. One Dallas legislator hopes to make it easier for people to intervene, and possibly save a life. Texas leads the nation in deaths of children […]

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Could a bill that removes liability for breaking into a hot car to rescue a child, pet save lives?

10/3/2016 Written by Claire Z. Cardona, Breaking News Producer The weather may be cooling off, but it’s still possible for children and pets to die from being left in a hot car. One Dallas legislator hopes to make it easier for people to intervene, and possibly save a life. Texas leads the nation in deaths of children […]

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Child’s death in car in Dayton coincides with call for new safety measure

September 26, 2016

By Mike Snyder, The Houston Chronicle, September 22, 2016 Updated: September 23, 2016 10:53am The 2017 GMC Acadia comes equipped with a system reminding drivers to check the rear seat. I was just a few blocks from the house when I remembered I no longer lived there. I had recently moved to a place just a few […]

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