Every 10 days, vehicular heatstroke kills a child in the United States. Every 10 days, a parent loses a child to a preventable death. Since 1998, there have been 677 deaths – including 16 already this year. It's time to stop vehicular heatstroke from killing our children. The time to take action is now!
On , National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is hosting a Twitter chat to raise awareness about the dangers of heatstroke. Join them in this life-saving conversation with tweets and retweets of your own. Take this message to your friends, families, and followers, and tell them to share it, too.
Who: NHTSA and YOU!
What: #HeatstrokeKills Twitter Chat
How: Follow the conversation using the hashtag #HeatstrokeKills. Feel free to mention @NHTSAgov in any of your tweets and they will get back to as many questions and comments as they can! Remember to include #HeatstrokeKills in your comments so others can follow along with the conversation, too.