Press Release: On Saturday, March 9, 2013, the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force will provide free child passenger safety seat checks in Lake Charles. These checks will be conducted by child passenger safety technicians who will provide hands-on child safety seat inspections and answer questions at no charge.

The event will be held at Lake Charles Toyota located at 3905 Gerstner Memorial Drive in Lake Charles (South of Interstate 210) from 12 noon to 3 p.m. There will be complimentary hot dogs available for those who stop in.

It is estimated that at least 3 out of 4 child restraint systems are being misused.

Get out and support this event and ensure that your child's restraint system is being used properly.

Participating agencies will include the Louisiana State Police, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office, Sulphur Fire Department, Ward 1 Fire Department, Jennings Police Department, White Castle Police Department, Calcasieu Parish Police Jury, Women’s and Children’s Hospital, Educational and Treatment Council, United Way of Southwest Louisiana, and AmeriCorps.

For more info log onto www.LSP.org.