Morning Edition on Thursday, July 18th: Kids And Summer Heat Can Be A Deadly Combination
Did you know that on average, every 10 days a child dies from heatstroke in a vehicle? With summer temperatures on the rise, parents and caregivers must remember never, ever to leave a child unattended in a hot vehicle. It seems like common sense, but it continues to happen and the numbers are growing.
Don't miss this important discussion with Safe Kids Worldwide about how quickly the heat inside of a parked vehicle builds up and how easily small children can succumb to this tragic death. We'll also talk about some ways that it can be prevented.