Did you know that nationwide, 73 percent of all child restraints are improperly used or installed?
The Castle Rock Fire and Rescue Department has an ongoing car seat inspection program. The program is available at all four stations, seven days a week, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Please keep in mind that if there is an emergency or the technicians are unavailable, you may have to go to another station or revisit at another time.
Car seat check events:
The Castle Rock Fire and Rescue Department has partnered with the Castle Rock Adventist Hospital to host free car seat check events. The next event is:
Date: Sept. 24
Time: 9 a.m. - noon
Location: In the parking lot on the south end of the medical office building next to the hospital.
The program is designed to:
Ensure every child is properly restrained and that the car seat is appropriate for the child with regard to height, weight and age.
Ensure each car seat is properly installed.
Educate the public on safely transporting their most important packages, their children.