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Safety Tips because School's Out & Summer's Here!

Safety Tips because School's Out & Summer's Here!

School's out, which means Summer is Here! Check out this great article that lists a few Summer Dangers you may be unaware of... Some dangers include:water intoxication in infantssunblock/sunscreen allergiesbee stingsswimming pool safety Keep your little ones cool and safe this summer!...

Just Because Summer's Over...

Just Because Summer's Over...

...it doesn't mean heatstroke can't happen!!Remember - even on a mild day with 75 degree temperatures, a closed vehicle can reach 100-120 degrees in just THIRTY MINUTES!Just because yesterday was the first day of autumn, hot-car deaths are still very much a danger!Check out current temperatures across the US.   ...

30 DAYS LEFT!

30 DAYS LEFT!

Today marks 30 days left of our Kickstarter campaign, where we're fundraising to get this product to market!Please support SafetyBIB, the simple and cost-effective reminder of a child in the backseat, and pledge today - you can help save lives!Check out our Kickstarter here!Follow us on Facebook!Follow us on Twitter!  ...

It would never happen to ME!

It would never happen to ME!

How many of you read the stories of children forgotten in hot vehicles and think, "My god, I would never be able to forget my child in the car!  How could anyone do that??"That's the most common reaction to something such as a child being unintentionally left in the back of a vehicle that can rapidly heat to lethal temperatures.But as Ashley Fantz recently reported on CNN, there are scientifi...

Don't Forget - General Car Safety

Don't Forget - General Car Safety

With recent tragedies such as the one in Smith County, TX where a father is grieving the June death of his 4-year-old daughter after she climbed into his parked truck to play and died from hyperthermia, it is important to remember other general car safety.A number of hot-car deaths occur when children climb into their parents' parked vehicles to play, and after locking themselves in, are unable to...

Heat Not Needed

Heat Not Needed

Many people think that heatstroke is only a danger in more southern climates: Georgia, Alabama, Texas, Arizona.The reality is that hot-car deaths happen even in mild weather.Check out this map of where fatal cases of heatstroke in vehicles have occured this year so far:Even on mild days of 70 degree weather, a closed car can very quickly heat up to fatal levels: there have been 22 deaths so far in...

Who is Ray-Ray?

Who is Ray-Ray?

When our research began on heatstroke deaths among children, we came across one name enough times that its unusual moniker was easily recognizable.  We assumed (correctly, and unfortunately) that it was a victim of vehicular heatstroke.When we dove deeper for this particular tragedy, we eventually found a mother's story:Sophia Rayne “Ray Ray” Cavaliero died on May 25, 2011 from hy...

Global Car Safety News

Global Car Safety News

While heatstroke in cars is not just an issue in the United States, you'll find that the number of heatstroke deaths in Europe are relatively lower - which is somewhat expected, given the overall cooler climates.  According to ChildSafetyEurope.org, there was in fact only 26 cases of heatstroke during a period from 2007-2009 in France and Belgium, for example.  Of those 26 cases, only 7 ...

General Heat Safety Tips

General Heat Safety Tips

General heat safety is very important - because a car can heat up so quickly, even on mild-weather days, and because children's small bodies poorly tolerate the heat, it is very urgent to remember your backseat passengers, especially when they fall asleep, and fall silent, on longer car rides.There have also been indicidents of children accidentally locking themselves in parked vehicles. Here are ...

Welcome to SafetyBIB’s blog!

Welcome to SafetyBIB’s blog!

Welcome to SafetyBIB's Blog!We are so excited to be launching our Kickstarter campaign, as well as our product:A simple-to-use system that can prevent children from being forgotten in hot cars.Each year, an average of 38 children die after being unintentionally left in hot vehicles.We believe that these tragedies are preventable, and hope to fully eliminate these statistics for future years. ...

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