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Remarks by Cathy Chase at Press Conference on Occupant Detection and Alert Technology to Prevent Hot Car Deaths and Injuries

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Safety technology that detects and alerts to the presence of unattended children must be required as standard equipment on all new passenger vehicles. Absent requiring that new cars be equipped with a system to detect occupants in the whole passenger compartment, children will continue to be imperiled and families will be left with a false sense of security.

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Media Alert: Press Conference on Advancing the Child Protection “Hot Cars” Mandate in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

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With temperatures rising as summer quickly approaches, the risk is even greater. Cost-effective safety solutions are readily available that can reduce these grim numbers. In preparation for National Heatstroke Prevention Day on May 1st, we must intensify our efforts and leverage the promise of safety technology to prevent these predictable tragedies.

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MEDIA ALERT: Virtual Press Conference on Lack of Needed Safety Upgrades in the U.S. Senate “Surface Transportation Investment Act of 2021”

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Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) joined by Sens. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT), Edward Markey (D-MA) families of truck crash, “hot car” and seatback failure victims, safety & consumer advocates, public health experts and the International Brotherhood of Teamsters will call on the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation to include urgently needed safety upgrades in surface transportation legislation scheduled for consideration by the Committee on June 16.

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MEDIA ALERT: International Virtual Press Event on How Technology Can Stop Hot Car Deaths

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MEDIA ALERT: VIRTUAL INTERNATIONAL PRESS CONFERENCE & CONGRESSIONAL BRIEFING Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 12:00 pm EST   Contacts: Janette Fennell, President and Founder, KidsAndCars.org, Janette@KidsAndCars.org / 415-336-9279 (C) Amber Rollins, Director, KidsAndCars.org, Amber@KidsAndCars.org / 913-205-6973 (C) Tech Companies Demonstrate Vehicle…

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