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Here is a great way to make sure that the safety seats you have in your vehicle are up to standards and will keep your child safe in case of an accident.

The Louisiana State Police is holding a safety seat check at the Lowes in Sulphur this Saturday.  Here is the info we received from the LSP:

 

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This Saturday, September 24, 2011, the Louisiana Passenger Safety Task Force will conduct child passenger safety seat checks across the state, including an event in Sulphur.

 

These checks will be conducted by nationally certified child passenger safety technicians who will provide advice and hands-on child safety seat inspections for free.  The event will take place at the Lowe’s located at 305 South Cities Service Highway in Sulphur (LA Highway 108 just north of Interstate 10) from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.. 

It is estimated that approximately 3 out of 4 child restraint systems are being misused.  National Child Seat Check Saturday is an opportunity for caregivers to have child restraints in their vehicle checked free of charge.

Child safety seats and booster seats save lives.  They offer the best protection for children in the event of a crash.  During the past 30 years, approximately 8,959 lives have been saved by the use of child restraints according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).  It is important that caregivers ensure children are properly restrained in an appropriate child safety seat, booster seat, or seat belt—every trip, every time.

Participating agencies include the Louisiana State Police, Calcasieu Parish Sheriff’s Office, Beauregard Parish Sheriff’s Office, Safety Council of Southwest Louisiana, United Way of Southwest Louisiana, the Southwest Louisiana Area Health Education Center, and the Louisiana Office of Public Health.

Support for this event is provided by the Louisiana Highway Safety Commission.
Source:

Contact Information
Sgt. James Anderson
Louisiana State Police
Public Affairs Unit
Office: (337) 491-2932

So make sure you head out and get your safety seats checked.

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