Free child safety seat check event in Baton Rouge
BATON ROUGE - The Louisiana Child Passenger Safety Task Force, the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission, University Medical Center and Louisiana State Police are conducting a free child passenger safety seat check-up event on August 18 from 10:00 am. to 1:00 p.m.
The event will take place at the East Baton Rouge Main Library, 7711 Goodwood Blvd. No appointment is necessary.
The event will take place regardless of weather conditions. It is a proven fact that car seats and booster seats save lives. These devices offer the best protection for children in the event of a crash.
However, approximately three out of four child seats are not used correctly. This misuse rate can be attributed to the great variety of child seats available, the great range of children’s weights and heights and the vast array of vehicles in today’s market.
These misuses span all races, educational levels and socioeconomic status.
Every Louisiana State Police troop is recognized by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration as a child safety seat “Inspection Station
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