Champaign-Urbana Public Health District

National Seat Check Saturday - Get Your Car Seat Inspected

Friday - Sep 24, 2010

Safe Kids Champaign County, AAA, Dorel, and IDOT Urge Parents and Caregivers to Have Their Child Safety Seats Inspected

Champaign-Urbana Public Health District Hosts "National Seat Check Saturday" on September 25th

Champaign, IL - According to the U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children ages 3 to 6 and 8 to 14. That is why Safe Kids Champaign County is urging parents and caregivers to make sure their child safety seats are properly installed. As part of Child Passenger Safety Week (September 19-25, 2010), Safe Kids will have certified technicians available to provide free hands-on child safety seat inspections and advice on Saturday, September 25th, "National Seat Check Saturday", from 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. at the Champaign-Urbana Public Health District (CUPHD), 201 W. Kenyon Road, Champaign. This event is sponsored by AAA, Dorel, the Illinois Department of Transportation's Division of Traffic Safety (IDOT/DTS), and Safe Kids Champaign County.

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