president and parent advocate to testify before Congress on hot cars, frontovers and keyless ignition dangers TODAY at 10 am EST
Watch hearing live  here
(or any time afterwards on YouTube)
Today (5/23/19) at 10:00 a.m. EST
media availability outside 2123 Rayburn House Office Building - 9:30 am EST before AND after the hearing (approx. 12:00 pm EST)

The House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce is holding a hearing, “ Summer Driving Dangers: Exploring Ways to Protect Drivers and Their Families .” The hearing will explore technological solutions available to prevent hot car deaths as well as other critical safety advances that are needed to address vehicle-related deaths and injuries.

Janette Fennell: President and Founder,
Miles Harrison (Purcellville, VA): Miles and his wife, Carol lost their son, Chase in a hot car tragedy in July 2008. Out of his normal routine, Miles, a doting and responsible father, lost awareness of Chase in the back seat of his car and went to work all day thinking his son was safe at daycare.

For more information, contact:
Amber Rollins, director, 913-732-2792, [email protected]

### is a national nonprofit dedicated to saving the lives of young children and pets in and around vehicles. The organization is devoted to eliminating vehicle-related risks that were previously unrecognized through data collection, research and analysis, public education and awareness programs, policy change, product redesign and supporting families to channel their grief into positive change. These everyday incidents include being run over, hot car deaths, carbon monoxide poisoning, car theft with children/animals inside, falls, knocking cars into gear, drowning inside vehicle, underage drivers, power window strangulation, trunk entrapment, etc.