Fire department helps with car seat safety checks

Fire department helps with car seat safety checks

CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO (KFVS) - University School for Young Children conducted a Car Seat Safety Check Day Wednesday in Cape Girardeau.

They had a line around the building to help dozens of people within the first half hour.

Jackson Fire Department helped check out and assist with correctly installing car seats according to the guidelines with the model number of each car seat.

Becky Moore, site director, says the daycare employees saw a lot of incorrect installations of car seats when they hehelpedarents put children in their car as they left school.

September is also Car Seat Safety Awareness Month. Workers wanted to hold an event to help the public know how to properly install the car seats for the safety of the children.

The event is being held from noon to 2:30 p.m. at the University School for Young Children's Center.

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