Experts: Child Hot-car Deaths More Common Than Expected

Hot Car Deaths

The news that two parents in separate incidents left their young child in a sweltering vehicle during a record heat wave stirred outrage.

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  • Hot Car Dangers: How to Prevent Child Deaths
    At least five U.S. children have died in overheated cars this year, but experts say there are a number of steps ... according to a website that tracks hot car deaths; the site is run by Jan Null, a lecturer in meteorology and climate science at San Jose ...
    06/22/2015 - 6:39 pm | View Link
  • Be wise: Hot-Car deaths happen to good parents, too
    A common misperception is that these deaths happen in situations where the child is already neglected, says Jannete Fennell, president of, When parents hear about the death of child left in a hot car ... than an adult, experts say.
    06/16/2015 - 7:04 am | View Link
  • Can you legally do something if you see a kid or pet trapped in a hot car?
    Experts say an ... Unfortunately, hot car deaths are all too common. According to, 38 children die every year from heat-related deaths, after being trapped inside cars. It's illegal to leave your child in a hot car in 19 states.
    06/11/2015 - 4:15 pm | View Link
  • Hot car deaths
    When a child dies in America due to senselessness and irresponsibility, America bleeds a lot. This is particularly true for the blessed children whose angel wings shine in the national... Hot car deaths ... deaths every year in the US.... Experts claim ...
    06/5/2015 - 2:54 am | View Link
  • 30 Hot Days, 30 Lost Children: Season For Hot-Car Deaths, Injuries Arrives In Pennsylvania
    Common factors in the cases are stress, parents functioning on too little sleep or a change in daily routine, say experts ... child deaths. A Georgia father, Justin Harris, faces murder charges for leaving his young son, Cooper, in a hot car for seven ...
    05/7/2015 - 5:06 am | View Link
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