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CPS warns parents not to leave kids alone in vehicles
While it's important to remember to keep children restrained in car seats, it's also imperative that parents remember to take children out of the seats when they're not around.
A spokeswoman for Child Protective Services demonstrates the dangers of leaving a baby inside a hot car.
We did a non-scientific experiment to show exactly how fast temperatures rise.
We began with an inital temperature of 93 degrees under a shady tree. After putting the baby inside a hot car with tinted windows, we waited to see how hot it would get.
In about 20 minutes, the car had reached temperatures well beyond 100 degrees, which could be life threatening to a child.
Officials say it's important to never leave your child alone in the car no matter how short the time period, especially during summer months.