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Treffly Coyne And Killing Kids In Cars

by | 13th, March 2008

britney_spears_kids_driving_.jpg “I AM talking tens of thousands of people who leave their kids in the car for any period of time all around America,” says Janette Fennell, founder and “president” of Kansas-based Kids and Cars . “People don’t appreciate the dangers of leaving a child alone in the car.”

And we must. So must American mother Treffly Coyne who is due in court after a community service officer spotted her sleeping 2-year-old daughter alone in the family vehicle. Mrs Coyne had taken her two older daughters to donate money Salvation Army collection box.

So what are the dangers, Janette? A look her website tells us some of the dangers children are exposed to:

Being inadvertently backed over in a driveway or parking lot
Being left in a vehicle where the temperatures can reach deadly levels in minutes
Knocking the vehicle into gear and setting the vehicle into motion
Strangulation by a power window, sunroof or power accessory
Being taken by a stranger in the course of a car theft
Hopping into a car trunk during an innocent game of hide-and-seek
Carbon monoxide poisoning
Finding matches that set the car aflame
Leaving the vehicle alone to go to the bathroom, or to go looking for you
Being kidnapped from the

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