Every year children in Canada die from being left inside a vehicle that is too hot. Even days that don't seem very warm can be dangerous because the heat of the sun can make the inside of the car very hot.
Power windows can also be a hazard because your child could get their head caught if they lean on the window switch.
Here are some tips to lower the risk of injury and death in vehicles:
Never leave a child alone in a vehicle, even for 1 minute.
Current as of: January 27, 2020
Author: Provincial Injury Prevention Program, Alberta Health Services
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