Alachua Car Seat Station Helps Parents and Kids
Published October 1st, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. -- For young children, properly installing a car seat can be the difference between a safe ride and a tragic accident.
On Tuesday, local law enforcement came to Gainesville Fire Rescue Station 8 to educate parents and keep children safe on the road. Having the right seat for your child - and installing it the right way - can reduce the risk of death by as much as 71%.
Certified child passenger safety technicians from Alachua County Sheriff's Office, Gainesville Police Department, University of Florida Police Department, Well Florida, and Safe Kids North Central Florida worked together to help properly fit car seats, and offer replacements if seats weren't up to code.
If you missed this event, you can catch the next one at GFR Station 8. They hold them the first Tuesday of every month.
Call Krista Ott with Gainesville Fire Rescue at 352-393-8461 to make an appointment.
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