National Seat Check Saturday: Free Child Safety Seat Inspections on September 21st from Noon - 4pm at Jump America

For Release: 
Sep 12, 2013

Gurnee, IL – The Gurnee Police Department announces National Seat Check Saturday.

Parents and caregivers will be offered life-saving help and techniques on how to install and use car seats properly on National Seat Check Saturday, September 21, 2013, part of Child Passenger Safety Week, September 15-21.

National Seat Check Saturday is a day when certified car seat technicians will be on hand to teach parents and caregivers how to know for sure if their child is in the right seat for the child’s age and size. Technicians will also check car seats to ensure they’re used and installed the right way.

WHO: Gurnee Police Department

WHEN: Saturday, September 21st; Noon to 4pm

WHERE:Jump America, 880 Lakeside Drive, Gurnee

The goal of National Seat Check Saturday is to teach parents how to correctly install and use car seats and to ensure children are in the right seats for their ages and sizes. For more information on Child Passenger Safety Week, visit the U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Web site, safercar.gov/parents, to learn more about the campaign and to find a local car seat event.

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Contact: 

Cmdr. William Meyer
Ph: 847.599.7064
Fax: 847.244.8678
Email: BillJM@police.gurnee.il.us