Checkup Newsroom (hot car)

2018
July
20,
2018
| 06:35 PM America/Chicago
A 3-year-old Houston boy became the third child in Texas to die after being left in a hot vehicle this year. The Houston Chronicle reports the child was left in the back of a daycare bus by a driver and chaperone following a field trip. The bus ar...
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July
16,
2018
| 10:51 PM America/Chicago
As North Texas prepares for its hottest temperatures in two years, the dangers for your child also increases. According to the National Weather Service, heat is the No. 1 weather-related killer in the United States. The highs this week will be abo...
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April
24,
2018
| 06:30 PM America/Chicago
A 3-year-old boy from Fort Worth died last summer after he climbed into a non-working vehicle. Police reported the boy was in the car for 45 minutes before he was found and temperatures had reached 100 degrees in Tarrant County. It was a horrible ...
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2017
July
31,
2017
| 05:10 PM America/Chicago
According to noheatstroke.org, 29 child vehicular heastroke deaths have occurred in the United States. Seven of those deaths occurred in Texas. A child dies from heatstroke about once every 10 days from being unattended in a hot vehicle. Heastroke...
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June
26,
2017
| 06:33 PM America/Chicago
A 3-year-old from Fort Worth died over the weekend after he climbed into a non-working vehicle. The Star-Telegram reported police believe the boy was in the car for 45 minutes before he was found. Temperatures reached 100 degrees in Tarrant County...
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2016
September
23,
2016
| 06:36 PM America/Chicago
Every summer you see a big push from us about not leaving your child in a hot vehicle. But the fall is not bringing us any relief from the heat and two children have died this week as a result of being left in a car. According to noheatstroke.org,...
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July
25,
2016
| 04:30 PM America/Chicago
So far this year, 21 children have died in the United States as a result of being left in a hot car, according to the Department of Meteorology & Climate Science. The most recent case happened over the weekend in Dallas when a 3-year-old boy was repo...
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2015
September
04,
2015
| 03:40 PM America/Chicago
Labor Day weekend is upon us and for many, this means three days away from the office. You may be planning a trip out of town or a weekend on the water. No matter what you've got up your sleeve, there are a few things you may want to remember to keep...
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