​Hot Cars Can Kill Kids: 4 Heatstroke Prevention Safety Tips for Parents by 30Seconds Health

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​Hot Cars Can Kill Kids: 4 Heatstroke Prevention Safety Tips for Parents

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that every nine days, vehicular heatstroke kills a child in the United States. And, every nine days, a parent loses a child to a preventable death. Since 1998, there have been 725 deaths, 25 already in 2017! It's time to stop vehicular heatstroke from killing our children. The time to take action is now! Here are four things you need to know about kids and hot cars from SaferCar.org:

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Elisa All Schmitz 30Seconds
So so so important! Thank you for sharing!

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