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Never Leave Children Unattended In or Around Vehicles...
NOT EVEN FOR A MINUTE

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Pub. 5036 - Helpful Tips to Keep Your Child Safe: Not Even for a Minute

Never Leave Children Unattended In or Around Vehicles

Each year, hundreds of children are left unattended in motor vehicles. About 75 percent of child deaths in parked cars are due to adults leaving children unattended, either intentionally or unintentionally. Many caring and responsible adults are not aware or underestimate the risks involved when leaving their child alone in a vehicle. These dangers include: heatstroke or hyperthermia, body heat loss or hypothermia, setting a vehicle in motion, getting trapped in a car or trunk, and abduction.

The following are some tips to keep children safe from serious injury or death in or around a parked vehicle.

Infants and young children should be supervised at all times while in or around a vehicle

Pub. 5036 (10/05)