Hot Cars News


Should car companies do more to prevent hot-car deaths?
BabyCenter (blog)
Let me just say one thing: I know people in the comments are going to be excited to jump in and say “I'd never forget my child in a car!” “How can a parent do such a thing?” “What kind of person remembers their purse but not their own flesh and blood?”.

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Dozens of dogs rescued from hot cars
CBS 8 San Diego
SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) - As we humans continue to deal with this heat wave, County Animal Services is reminding you to watch out for your dogs and not leave them alone in cars. Animal control officers say they have responded to 95 calls of dogs trapped in ...
Animal control officers rescue dogs left in cars during heat waveRamona Sentinel

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Police dog dies after officer leaves it in hot car
Washington Post
Children left in hot cars have made for tragic headlines this summer. Animals are also vulnerable when left with no way out — especially police dogs, who spend their days riding around with human partners. Example: A North Carolina deputy sheriff left ...

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Hot Rod Magazine (blog)

The Top 32 Quickest Daily Driver Class Cars of HOT ROD Drag Week 2014
Hot Rod Magazine (blog)
Daily Driver is the most accessible class at Drag Week. There are no vehicle rules beyond the safety check, e.t. is capped at no quicker than 10.80, and the cars race for five days to set an average elapsed time that's used to set up a 32-car bracket ...

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Detroit Free Press

Author's infatuation with cars pays off with another hot read
Detroit Free Press
1 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE. It started as infatuation with his Matchbox toy cars as a kid growing up in New Jersey and became a lifelong obsession. It gave rise to a successful career writing about cars — past and present — for A.J. ...

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Mom whose son died in hot car aims to help others
Today.com
The mother of a toddler who died after his father left him in a car said she remembers hearing about such tragedies every summer and thinking how they could never happen to her. “Unfortunately, we really are proof that it can happen to any American,” ...

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Police use thermal reader to check for hot cars
Savannah Morning News
HOLLY SPRINGS, Ga. (AP) — Although summer is soon ending, temperatures in cars can still reach a life-threatening point, which is why the Holly Springs Police Department is warning people to not leave their pets inside vehicles. Due to an increase of ...

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Two-year-old toddler rescued from hot car by fast-acting firefighters
Washington Post
A toddler left inside a hot car in California last week was pulled to safety by San Jose firefighters, who popped the vehicle's lock and removed the two-year-old boy, according to reports. The boy was sweating and crying when emergency responders ...

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Spotting a pet in a hot car creates tough choices
Foster's Daily Democrat
LOS ANGELES — Imagine walking to your car after running errands and spotting a dog, panting and helpless, shut inside a hot car. Smashing the window might be your first impulse, but calling police or animal control will protect you from injury and ...

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Automakers never developed technology to stop hot car deaths. Parents and ...
Washington Post
Thirteen years ago, in the spring of 2001, General Motors announced that it was working on a new technology that would help prevent the unthinkable: the deaths of children forgotten by their parents in hot cars. The radar sensor, GM said then, would be ...

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