Child Car Seat Safety Check

Safety Check: Booster Seats For Kids

GREENSBORO, N.C. -- Experts say seven out of 10 people don't properly install their car seats; that's a big number!  So the Good Morning Show brought in Jonathan Bryant with the Greensboro Fire Department to explain the right way to install your child's car seat.

You can watch the videos included in this story for step by step on how to correctly install your infant, toddler, and booster seats, plus the top mistakes many parents make.

If you ever have any questions about your child's car seat, make an appointment with your local fire department to have it checked.  Inspectors will install them for free.

In Greensboro. there are two locations where parents can check the safety of a child's car seat:

1. Car seat checks are done on Thursdays by appointment only from 1:30-3:30 pm at the Western Division Police Station, 300 S. Swing Rd., by certified inspectors Officers J.B. Price, C.S. Peach, and F.J. Brewer.
 
Call Special Operations at 336-373-2216 to schedule an appointment.
 
If either inspector is unavailable, then an appointment will be rescheduled for another day in the week or for the following Thursday.
 
2. Officer Melanie Daniel, a certified technician proxy, is available at the Central Division Police Station, 100 Police Plaza (320 Federal Place) by appointment Mondays through Fridays 8:30 am to 3:30 pm.
 
Call her at 336-373-4645 to schedule an appointment.
 

 

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