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How Long Could You Stand it in a Hot Car for $100?

July 30, 2015 2 min read

I'm from the Deep South, where heat stroke is a daily possibility. In March. But even I cringed when I saw the footage of adults who took the  'Hot Car Challenge' issued by New Jersey-based group Kars4Kids. Kars4Kids say at least one child dies a week from heatstroke after being left alone in a car. Since 1998, 618 kids have died in the U.S. from heatstroke due to being left in hot cars. Add the number of pets who die after being left in vehicles and you have a serious problem with vulnerable and voiceless populations in our society. Most people say they only want to "run into the store" or be gone "a few minutes." Raising awareness of what "a few minutes" feels like to those left in the car is the goal of the Hot Car Challenge. To sweeten the pot, Kars4Kids were offered $100 if they could stand the heat for 10 minutes locked in a hot car. Just ten minutes. If the heat became too much, they could press a release button and get out of the car. How many survived the short stay in the hot car? ZERO. All participants opted out before ten minutes were up. One participant said, "I can only imagine how a child or baby would feel in there, just waiting for someone." Added another: "I could press the button. They couldn't press the button. They'd just be sitting there." How long would you last? Have you ever left a pet or child in a car for a short run inside and come back to realize it's hotter than you thought? Would you break a stranger's window to rescue a child or pet? Do you follow us on Instagram? [caption id="attachment_101129" align="alignnone" width="100"]snapchat code @BodyRockTV[/caption]  

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