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We've heard about it every summer for years, but somehow it still happens, kids dying in hot cars.We've heard about it every summer for years, but somehow it still happens, kids dying in hot cars.
On average 40 kids die in hot cars every year, with most incidents happening towards the end of a typical work week.
Dr. Benjamin Hoffman is a pediatrician and expert on child safety and sits down with Melanie Cole in this encore episode from August 2020 to discuss how fast cars can get too hot, how long it takes for kids to be affected by heat, staying hydrated, and the importance of parents keeping to their routines.
And when it comes to kids in hot cars, if you see something, say something.