CNN: "Can the government prevent hot car deaths?"Submitted by Diamond Dog on Sat, 07/12/2014 - 09:27
What do you think, DP? Can the government do it? Is the government magic? Can it protect us from any and all threat and danger?
(CNN) -- While the case of the Georgia father accused of intentionally leaving his toddler son to die in a hot car continues to grip the nation, it has also sparked a debate about whether more could be done to prevent the accidental deaths of children from heatstroke inside a car.
Is it an issue for the automakers to tackle voluntarily? Should the federal government mandate a driver-reminder alert? Is it solely a matter of parental responsibility? Those are just some of the questions parents across the country, experts and public officials are asking.