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South County Fire offers tips for Child Passenger Safety Week

 

Last updated 9/21/2020 at 4:37pm

South County Fire

Virtual programs help parents check child car seats and correct common mistakes that can save a child's life

With in-person education programs not possible, Safe Kids and South County Fire are offering options for parents to learn virtually during Child Passenger Safety Week (Sept 20-26) and beyond.

Vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death and injury for American children and correctly used child safety seats can reduce the risk of death by as much as 71 percent. Unfortunately, almost 60 percent of car seats are not used or installed correctly.

"Whether it's a trip to the grocery store,...



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