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Indonesian man saves children from runaway vehicle

An Indonesian man is being lauded as a hero this week after plucking two children out of the path of a runaway vehicle with a superhuman feat of agility.

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Watch this dad take his son to the Vette to pull a tooth

And the Dad of the Year coffee award goes to...

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Child hot car deaths skyrocket as summer heats up

An 8-month-old Louisiana girl died Wednesday when she was left in a hot car by her father. She is the 11th child to die this year so far.

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Shuddle shuts down its 'Uber for kids' transportation service

Shuddle, a ride-sharing service designed to help parents get their kids to school, is shutting down. Apparently, the company didn't attract enough funding.

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Touching tribute to boy who loved trucks

In a display that warmed a grieving family's heart, hundreds of truck owners showed up to the funeral of a little boy last Friday who's rare disease never dimmed his loved of big rigs.

Cop confronts mother who left child in hot car

Two New Jersey police officers are being hailed as heroes after saving the life of a child left in a hot minivan in a Costco parking lot last week.

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5 year old is going to be a great stuntman

This five year old has the perfect look on his face while going drifting with his stunt-driver dad. The two of them make an annual tradition out of doing this.

Woman rescues toddler trapped inside hot car

A woman in Kansas smashed open a car window over the weekend to rescue a toddler trapped inside the sweltering vehicle.

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Ten minutes in a hot car proves too much for adults

To highlight the danger kids face during the summer Kars4Kids gave six adults a simple challenge: sit in a hot car for 10 minutes, win $100 bucks.

California boy jumps from stolen car and lives

On a holiday that's supposed to celebrate mothers, one mom was panicking. Her son was inside her car when it was stolen. Then, 4-year-old Peyton jumped out.

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Parents using Uber as child carpool alternative [w/poll]

Some kids ride home from school in a school bus. Others get picked up by their parents or nannies, or by carpool with other parents. Some walk or ride their bikes, or take public transportation. But Baily Deeter of Atherton, CA, simply hits a button on his iPhone and orders a cab from Uber.

Fourth Grader Thwarts Carjacking In Texas

Youngster hailed as a hero after calling for help

Last week, a 9-year-old boy in Houston, Texas, saved himself and several other kids from a car-jacking criminal by calling 911.

Kids Group Wants White House To Address Hot-Car Deaths

An average of 38 children die each year in the United States from vehicular heatstroke

Kids and Cars, a nonprofit organization that advocates for children's traffic safety, is asking the federal government to provide funds for research and development of technology that can detect a child left in the rear seat of a vehicle.

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Kids group wants White House to address hot-car deaths

Cars come equipped with alarms that remind motorists to buckle their seatbelts, chimes that indicate headlights are still on after the engine is turned off and buzzers that sound if keys are left in the ignition, says Janette Fennell. Forget a sleeping child in the rear seats, however, and drivers are on their own.

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Dad pleads with parents to remember kids in hot cars

After five minutes of sitting in a hot car, Terry Williams was drenched with sweat. After ten minutes, he felt like the air had been sucked out of his lungs. After 15 minutes, he got out of the car.

Cases Of Kids Dying In Hot Cars All Too Common

They're normally tragic accidents; Georgia case may be rare exception

The circumstances surrounding the death of a Georgia toddler in a hot car last month are macabre. Authorities say Justin Ross Harris, 33, may have left his 22-month-old son, Cooper, in the family's car for more than seven hours on purpose while temperatures in Cobb County, Georgia, reached 92 degrees.

Kids Are Still Dying After Being Left In Hot Cars

An uptick in incidents suggests 2013 may be on track for tragic year

A child dies every nine days in the U.S. after being left too long in a hot car, according to the advocacy group Kids And Cars.

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Batman and Dale Earnhardt Jr. car baby seats are kind of creepy, kind of cool

If you're looking for a different way to ferry your children about in the car safely, KidsEmbrace may have you covered. The company makes specialty car seats fashioned after DC Comics superhero Batman and NASCAR legend Dale Earnhardt Junior.

Two Kids Save Runaway Car After Father Loses Consciousness

When their father lost consciousness behind the wheel, the two pre-teens took control

A terrifying ride for two pre-teens ended without incident after their quick thinking saved them and their father from a potential high speed crash.

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