Time for a change?

Any good mom or dad wants to keep their child safe, but many parents are unintentionally putting them in danger.

A study from Safe Kids Worldwide shows 90 percent of parents move a child from a booster seat to a seat belt too soon. Motor vehicle crashes are the second-leading cause of death for children ages 4 to 10, many of which could have been prevented if the proper restraints were used.

Child Passenger Safety Week is Sept. 18-24.  If you’d like to make sure your child’s car/booster seat is installed correctly, here’s a statewide map of safety check locations.

– Joe Hall

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