In an average year, over 1,000 children are rescued from locked cars in Australia, and tragically, a few children who are not rescued die after being locked in a car. If you accidentally lock your young child in your car, it is important to react calmly and quickly. Here is what you need to do: 1. Assess the temperature and the potential risk to the child Being locked in a car in hot weather is substantially more dangerous than being locked in a car in cool weather.
17 March 2015