Carbon dioxide meter could save children's lives


Published: Sunday, April 1, 2007 at 6:01 a.m.
Last Modified: Sunday, April 1, 2007 at 1:33 a.m.

Inventors are always seeking to develop new products. Regarding the problem of deaths to both animals and children left alone in sun-baked vehicles, I propose the invention and installation of a carbon dioxide metering device designed to trigger an alarm when a certain level is reached.

Given the new marvels in electronics, the alert could even be an incessant message in several languages: "Help! Help! Child or animal left in car! Death imminent!" Such a device would represent a small cost for a great reward!

Robert Lambert,

Gainesville

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