Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers — Even when the outside temperature is only 70 degrees, the inside of a parked car can still heat up to 120 degrees — within just 15 minutes — and that’s with the windows open. This can be lethal, especially for children.
An average of 37 young lives are lost, each year, from being left unattended in a vehicle. Former NTSB Chair Mark Rosenker says heatstoke deaths are avoidable if parents and caregivers are vigilant….
Many cases involve kids being left in a car by mistake, and most victims are under two years old.
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