How can good people possibly forget there are infants in the back seat? It happens 38 times a year. There are too many stories where infants have UNINTENTIONALLY been left in locked cars. The younger the child, the greater the risk for death or injury.
Parked cars with pets can be dangerous even if windows are opened. There is only one rule, when temperatures are above 60 degrees. LEAVE YOUR PETS AT HOME.
Did those 5 minutes turn into 10 minutes or more? Think back and count the number of times that errand turned into something else.
How many times have you forgotten something important in your vehicle, even when it was in the FRONT seat? What about those reusable bags when heading to the grocery store?
Every year dozens of children and pets die in locked cars. Many more suffer permanent brain damage caused by heatstroke. Since 1998 over 600 children have tragically died.