According to statistics, in about 50 percent of the fatal cases, the person responsible for the child’s death unknowingly left the child in the vehicle and 87 percent of the victims of vehicular heat stroke are age three or younger.
When the temperature is in the low 80’s outside, a parked car quickly becomes unbearably hot inside within minutes, even with the windows left slightly open.
- In just 10 minutes, the temperature inside your car can reach 102 degrees or more.
- In just 30 minutes, the temperature inside your car can reach 120 degrees or more.
- At 110 degrees, your pet may have just minutes to live! It will suffer heatstroke, leading to collapse, brain damage and an agonizing death!