DCF Trying To Combat Child Hot Car Deaths
25 children have died after being left in a hot car so far this year. Two of those death occurred in Florida. The Florida Department of Children and Families is trying to combat this issue.
The inside of a car can get hot, fast, reaching temperatures in the hundreds within minutes.“Imagine in ten minutes your car is 100 degrees, no one can survive that,”Florida Highway Patrol’s Patricia Jefferson-Shaw says.
She is telling people to ‘Look Before You Leave’.
“At any instance, at no point in time," Jefferson-Shaw explains, "no one should be left in a hot car at any period.”
‘Looking Before You Leave’ is the slogan behind the recently launched Endless Summer Safety Campaign.
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