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Baby sleeping in car seat Look before you lock so the U.S. can avoid setting one of the saddest records in roadway safety history. (Photo: iStock)

Since January, 48 children have died from being left in hot cars — one death shy of matching the all-time single-year high set in 2010.

While even one death is too many, the National Safety Council (NSC) is deeply concerned that — despite increased public awareness — we are just a single tragedy away from a level we hoped never to reach again.

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Jayleen R. Heft

Jayleen Heft is the digital content editor for PropertyCasualty360.com. Contact her at [email protected]

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