How much does the heat rise in a car when left out in daylight, and how quickly? Much more than most people realize.
Did you know that the temperature inside a car, with windows down a few inches, increases from 69 to 140 degrees within 10 minutes, on a 95-degree day?
This animation was developed by General Motors, to showcase how quickly the interior temperature of an enclosed car can rise to deadly levels.
From our friends Down Under, this is a very informative poster, but you’ll need to click to expand it to its full size.