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Vehicle safety tips during high-temperature days

 

Last updated 8/3/2017 at 11am



Bellevue, Wash. (July 31, 2017) - This week’s triple digit weather will make it extra dangerous and deadly for children or pets if left in a vehicle, even for a short amount of time.

AAA Washington recommends parents, caregivers and pet owners to never leave a child or pet unattended in a vehicle, even if the vehicle is parked in the shade or has a window open. On a mild or overcast day with an outside temperature of 70 degrees the internal temperature of a vehicle will increase to 104 degrees in just 30 minutes, causing a child or pet that was left in the vehicle to suffer heatstroke o...



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