Summer’s Most Tragic, Preventable Deaths: 60 Seconds can help you avoid them in your family

A dozen children in the US have died so far this year because they were left in a hot car. In 60 seconds, learn how to avoid this tragedy in your family.

An important subject now that we’re in the hotter part of the year. It’s amazing (and upsetting) that already this year a dozen children have died in the US because they were left in a car on a hot day.

 

Animation of temperature rise in a closed car on an 80-degree day (Credit: Washington Post)

Tips for keeping children safe from heatstroke in vehicles. And yes, tips are needed.. (via Washington Post)

Related articles

Out with the Old,

in with the new. I retired the Equinox today. Some pending expensive repairs were going to cost more than I could justify. So today Roxan and I pulled out all the equipment and traded it on a Chevy Suburban of the same vintage. Part of me preferred the Tahoe we were looking at, but this […]

Follow up to “Quiet start to 2018”

You’ll recall last week I wrote that 2018 has been tornado-free thus far here in Kansas. According to data from the National Weather Service (thanks Chance Hayes/Robb Lawson!) and the Tornado History Project website, only 3 years since 1950 have been tornado-free during the first 4 months: 1962, 1967 and 1980. We’re just 9 days […]