Four Car Safety Tools That May Save Your Child's Life

By: Kris LeSueur   |   18 Feb 2020

Spring is just around the corner, which means the Arizona heat is almost upon us again. With the blazing heat also comes the risk of heatstroke in children, especially in hot cars! Although you may think it will never happen to you, accidents happen every day. Continue reading to learn some tools that may save your child’s life if he/she is accidentally left in the car.


Sensorsafe is a technology found in Evenflo car seats. This technology uses a receiver that is inserted into your car’s diagnostics port, a socket located inside a vehicle that accesses various vehicle subsystems where small receivers can be installed to tap into a car's computer system. That receiver communicates with the car seat's smart chest clip – alerting you through a series of chimes whether your child is still in the seat after the car is turned off.

Rear Seat Reminder System

Newer vehicles, like those made from General Motors, have back door sensors that are activated when either the rear door is opened or closed within 10 minutes of the vehicle being started, or while the vehicle is running. Under these circumstances, when you reach your destination a reminder appears on the dashboard as well as an audible chime notification that says “Rear Seat Reminder, Look in Rear Seat".

Driver’s Little Helper Sensor System

This is a sensor system that can be put in a car seat. The sensor goes under the car seat padding where your child sits. The sensor is then attached to a battery pack and synced with an app. You can set when you want the app to send you notifications after you stop the car. You can set the interval for when you receive the notification, the fastest being a minute.


A popular traffic app, has a setting that will remind you to check the back seat when you reach your destination. Experts suggest making sure your phone is charged when using app-based alerts.

Why Choose LeSueur Car Company

At LeSuer Car Company, we want to ensure that your family stays safe. To do this, you may need to upgrade your vehicle to a safer, more family-friendly ride. If you feel like this pertains to you, our team will be happy to help you find a great quality car for an affordable price. To browse our inventory, click here!

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