The Renegade Rip

Hot cars continue to cause child deaths

Laura Lanfray, Senior Features Editor

October 4, 2019

As the weather begins to cool down, parents and childcare providers need to be aware that the threat of heatstroke still lies within the sealed interiors of vehicles regardless of the outside temperature. Since 1998, 844 children in the United States have died from heatstroke while locked inside a car, or Pediatric Vehicular Heatstroke (PVH).  As of Oct. 1, the most recent instance of PVH...

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