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9 Out of 10 Car Seats Are Not Used Properly, Monthly Car Seat Inspection Station Opening in Orono

Orono -

ORONO -  The Maine Bureau of Highway Safety is opening a new monthly car seat inspection station at the Orono Fire Department. It will be held every third Tuesday from 11-3 p.m., no appointment necessary. It is free of charge. The station’s first day will be October 19th.

Certified Child Passenger Safety technicians will teach parents/caregivers how to properly install and use their car seat or booster seat. Their seats will be checked for recalls. They will learn when to move children to the next type of seat and what the Child Passenger Safety laws are for the state of Maine.

A parent/caregiver coming to the station should bring the car seat instruction manual and vehicle owner’s manual, if available. An inspection lasts 20-45 minutes, depending on the number of seats in the vehicle, corrections needed, and incompatibility issues between the vehicle and the car seat.For more information contact Rachel Beckwith at 207 223 4381.

For More Information:

Contact Name: Rachel Beckwith

Telephone Number: (207)223-4381

Website: http://www.buckleupmaine.org

Email: rjb78@roadrunner.com