This is National Child Passenger Safety Week September 15 – 21 and this Saturday. 9/21 is National Seat Check.

Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children 1 to 13 years old. Many times deaths and injuries can be prevented by proper use of car seats, boosters, and seat belts.

We learned quite a bit from Safe Kids Connecticut which is a program of the Injury Prevention Center at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center dedicated to reducing preventable injuries and death among Connecticut’s cNational Child Safety Weekhildren.  Their website offers an up-to-date list of car seat check locations for Saturday as well as the Connecticut’s Car Seat and Booster Seat Law.

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