Help Prevent Heat-Related Deaths
Emergency Management Experts at NHTSA remind us that children become dehydrated more quickly than adults and are at higher risk of heat-related deaths and other dangers.
It is extremely dangerous to leave children (or pets!) alone in a parked car in warm or hot weather “even for a few minutes.” When it is 80 degrees outside, it can get up to 114 degrees inside your car in just 30 minutes!
The temperature inside your car can quickly become deadly — help prevent heat-related deaths by looking around carefully every time — BEFORE you lock your car and walk away from it!