Hot Cars Act

According to KidsAndCars.org, over 940 children have died in hot cars in USA since 1990. New passenger motor vehicles have to be equipped with a child safety alert system.
According to KidsAndCars.org, over 940 children have died in hot cars in USA since 1990. Already 15 children this year (2020)...
"Even the best of parents or caregivers can unknowingly leave a sleeping baby in a car; and the end result can be injury or even death."  56% of children were unknowing left. 
Mapping the problems to be solved by m:Baby, the problem" forgotten babies" was included as a crucial one.
The bill Hot Cars Act of 2019 prescribes a an audible and visual alert that can notify those inside and outside the vehicle that someone has been left behind. It has to require the Secretary of Transportation to issue a rule requiring all new passenger motor vehicles to be equipped with a child safety alert system, and for other purposes.
"All new passenger motor vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of 10,000 pounds or less to be equipped with a system to detect the presence of an occupant in a rear designated seating position after the vehicle engine or motor is deactivated and engage a warning."
The Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers and the Association of Global Automakers announced a commitment to add rear-seat reminder systems to new vehicles by the 2025 model year. 
See the recent NYT publication for more information 

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