• No car seats checked at event were properly installed

    by  • September 24, 2013 • News

    Here’s some disturbing numbers. Of the car seats checked this weekend at a child safety event hosted by St. Mary’s Good Samaritan Hospital, 100 percent were installed improperly. car seat

    According to the experts, the biggest problems found were seats that were not installed tight enough or didn’t have all the pieces needed. Car seats like that, say experts, can result in movement of the child if the vehicle is involved in a crash.

    Parents and caregivers are reminded that most police departments have someone certified in checking child car seats. You can also ask for assistance from the obstetrics department at St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia, which helps install the seats for many new parents.