Child Safety Technicians Offer Free Car Seats And Check-Ups

Friday, September 19th 2014, 4:27 pm
By: News 9

The Children's Center Rehabilitation Hospital in Bethany is offering an event for parents with young travelers. Drivers can have their car seats checked by a certified child passenger safety technician from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the hospital's main entrance on Saturday. It's located at 6800 NW 39th Expressway.

Technicians will check to ensure the correct size and type of seat is being used and that it's installed properly.

Hospital officials said there will be a limited amount of free car seats available at the event as well.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports motor vehicle crashes as the leading cause of death for children up to age 12.