25 Children Lost Year-To-Date August 2014

Posted by on Jun 26, 2014 in Child Death In Cars, News, Products | 0 comments

According to the Jan Null, of San Francisco State University, year-to-date there have been 25 child hyperthermia deaths in cars. Not included in this statistic is the number of close calls that take place nationally. Learn more about the issue at:  http://www.ggweather.com/heat/ Also, read about publicized close calls at: http://www.ggweather.com/heat/2014_close_calls.htm SBT Safety System’s MyCue® Streamer can serve as a reminder to parents and child caregivers that they have a child passenger seated...

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Child Passenger Safety High-Tech Solutions Unreliable

Posted by on Aug 7, 2012 in Driver Awareness, News | 0 comments

In 2012, The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) released the results of year-long study of several automated alarm systems designed to warn parents of a child left behind in a vehicle, and  unfortunately found them to be unreliable.  You can read more about the study at the following: http://wheels.blogs.nytimes.com/2012/07/31/products-designed-to-alert-parents-of-a-child-left-in-a-car-seat-found-to-be-unreliable/ Our position at SBT Safety Systems has always been that non-tech solutions...

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Child Forgotten In A Hot Car: How Could Someone Do This?!

Posted by on Mar 16, 2012 in Child Death In Cars, News | 0 comments

Have you ever asked or shouted this question? Read the Pulitzer Prize-winning article by Gene Weingarten on the subject published in 2009 in the Washington Post.   Every parent or anyone who cares for children – and anyone who has ever asked this question should read this story. http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/discussion/2009/03/04/DI2009030402198.html  

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The Origin of the Pilot Checklist

Posted by on Feb 25, 2012 in Driver Awareness | 1 comment

Just as our MyCue® Streamer driver awareness device has been born out of the continuing tragedies surrounding children being forgotten and left in hot cars, the use of a checklist in aviation (the inspiration for our product) was also born out of tragedy: the 1935 accident of the Boeing 299 – the prototype of what would become the B-17. Read the story of the origin of the pilot...

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