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The best defense against carbon monoxide poisoning is to install an audible carbon monoxide detector that meets or exceeds Underwriters Laboratory standards and will alarm if dangerous levels of carbon monoxide are created in a home or building.
Police said the tail pipe of the vehicle was covered with mud, filling the vehicle with carbon monoxide.
It is estimated that 50 people - including young children - die each year from carbon monoxide poisoning.
However, as carbon monoxide isn't tested for routinely at post mortem I believe this figure could be much higher.
Since the devastating loss of her daughter, Anne has campaigned to warn others of the dangers of carbon monoxide poisoning.
Sources of carbon monoxide can include heaters, fireplaces, appliances or cooking stoves that use coal, kerosene, petroleum products, wood or other fuels that emit carbon monoxide as a byproduct of combustion.
According to one study, of the 11,547 unintentional carbon monoxide deaths in the United States between 1979 to 1988, nearly 60% were caused by motor-vehicle exhaust.
CARBON monoxide - the so-called "silent killer" - has been responsible for the deaths of 42 Britons and the poisoning of a further 177 in the past year, according to figures by gas safety watchdog CORGI.
Small amounts of carbon monoxide might alleviate symptoms of multiple sclerosis, a study in mice suggests.
Schools in Redcar and Cleveland are the only ones on Teesside to be equipped with potentially life saving equipment to detect poisonous carbon monoxide.
In the same measurements, carbon dioxide and carbon monoxide generation were measured.