July 26 10:33 AM
International Parking Institute warns of child deaths in summer heat
More than 600 children have died from hyperthermia, the medical term for overheating, in parked cars in the past decade, according to Kids and Cars, a child safety advocacy group. That number has increased ten-fold since concerns about the dangers of front airbag deployment relegated children to the rear seat, where they are more easily forgotten.
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