The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s Office of Highway Safety will be conducting a free child safety seat inspection at Russell Family Medical Center on Friday, Oct. 26 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. CT. Nationally certified child passenger safety technicians will educate participants on correct installation and usage and check for recalls or damage to the seat.
Attendees should allow approximately 20 minutes per seat.
Kentucky Office of Highway Safety
Russell Family Medical Center
|WHAT:||Free child safety seat check
|WHEN:||Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m. CT|
|Russell Family Medical Center
404 Steve Drive
Russell Springs, KY 42642
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration statistics show over 90% of child safety seats in the United States are installed incorrectly. When used correctly, child safety seats are 71% effective in reducing infant fatalities, 67% effective in reducing the need for hospitalization and 54% effective in reducing fatalities for children 1 to 4.