We've all been there: making the split-second decision whether to unbuckle a complex car seat just to run into the store. It takes only a few minutes, so the added time of unstrapping your child's buckle and taking him inside with you isn't really worth it (especially if they're asleep), right? Wrong.
Deputy Reagan of the
Officer Reagan begs, "Please, please, if you see someone in a hot car, whether it's 80 degrees, whether it's 95 degrees, call 911. Don't leave your pets inside a car even with the windows cracked; don't leave your children in the car even if you think it's only for a few minutes."