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Is Death in Hot Cars Preventable by Automakers?


A true tragedy we are faced with every summer is the unfortunate death, of mostly children and animals, in a baking automobile.  You would think that after year on top of year of hearing about children dying in hot cars that America would learn their lesson.  If not, then should we leave it up to the automakers to provide vehicles with some type of new, innovative technology that helps prevent this senseless strain of events?

One industry expert believes it shouldn't cost more than a few dollars per vehicle, given the sophisticated computers already on board cars. “I don’t think the cost is as much a problem as the possibility of errors,” said Dave Cole, Chairman-Emeritus of the Center for Automotive Research, in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Read More

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