Times Tribune Staff report
A free child safety car seat checkup event will be held at the Laurel County Health Department from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. today (Friday). Anyone wishing to see if their child safety seat is correctly installed or on a recall list is encouraged to attend this event, according to a state police press release.
The event is a combination of efforts between the Kentucky State Police, Post 11 in London and the Cumberland Valley Area Development District/Kentucky Office of Highway Safety and the Laurel County Health Department.
Nationally certified technicians will be on site at the health department to inspect child seats for proper installation and safety recalls.
As of Sept. 17, 2012, there have been 14 children, zero to nine years of age, fatally injured in crashes in Kentucky for 2012. Only one of the fatalities involved the use of a child safety seat, according to London Public Information Officer Don Trosper.
The Laurel County Health Department is located at 525 Whitley Street in London. The event is free to the public and all are welcome to attend.
KSP among agencies involved in event
Times Tribune Staff report
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