Contact: Mary Pistilli
Web Site: www.promedica.org
Safe Kids Greater Toledo Offers Car Seat Inspections
posted on: 09/18/2013WHAT:
Safe Kids Greater Toledo urges parents and caregivers to make sure car and booster seats are properly installed on National Seat Check Saturday. Certified child passenger safety technicians will be available to provide hands-on instruction on installing child safety seats.
“Correctly used child safety seats can reduce the risk of death by as much as 71%,” says Terry Kirkham,Safe Kids Greater Toledo. “We want all parents to make sure their car seats are used and installed correctly and that the whole family is buckled up every time on every ride.”
Parents can also check their own car and booster seats by using this car seat check list. Certified child passenger safety technicians are available to help or double check your work.
Sat., Sept. 21
10 a.m. – 1 p.m.
Dave White Chevrolet
5880 Monroe Street
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