For Immediate Release:
March 29, 2013
St. Luke's Hospital to host free Car Seat Safety Check on April 6
The public is invited to have their child's car seat checked at no cost. Certified child passenger safety technicians from St. Luke's and from the Injury Prevention Center at Rhode Island Hospital will teach attendees how to properly install car seats in their vehicle and provide education on child passenger safety and seat belt use.
The Car Seat Safety Check will be held on Saturday, April 6, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., in the St. Luke's parking lot the corner of Hawthorn and Page Streets. Registration is recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. To register, please call the Southcoast Wellness Line at 1-800-497-1727.
The best car seat is the one that fits your child properly, is easy to use, fits in your vehicle correctly and used every time you are in the vehicle. For more information on car seat safety visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration at www.nhtsa.gov/Safety/CPS.