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Child Safety Demonstration Shows Dangers of Hot Cars

According to experts, each year an average of 37 children die from heat-related deaths after being trapped inside vehicles. In a memorable demonstration, Los Angeles police officers gathered with local representatives and set up two cars – one with the windows closed and one with them cracked – to demonstrate just how fast each car -->

The National Safety Council Warns of Threat to Kids in Hot Cars

Already this year, at least 9 children have died after being left alone in a hot car. According to the National Safety Council, these numbers are expected to rise. Since 1998, it is estimated that at leas 615 heatstroke deaths of children left in vehicles have occurred, according to San Francisco’s State University’s Department of -->

Heatstroke: Don’t Let Your Child Become a Victim

Unfortunately, it’s more common that we think for young children to be left in hot cars in which they suffer from heatstroke. Even great parents can forget a child in the back seat. Get The Facts: •    In 10 minutes, a car can heat up 20 degrees Fahrenheit.•    Cracking a window will not help to -->