One of the things that I never would have forgiven myself for, would be not keeping my children safe...especially in my vehicle. Our kid's safety while we're driving is so important and that's why I'm thankful that the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) observes National Child Passenger Safety Week every year.

Sadly, car crashes continue to be a leading cause of death for children, and a shocking 46% of car seats are not used correctly. That's why it's so important to participate in events like National Child Passenger Safety Week, so you can make sure your kid's car seats are installed the right way.

Child Safety Seat Check Event in Endicott

This year, the event runs from September 17th to the 23rd, and it's a chance to learn how to correctly install and use car seats for our kids. Plus, there will be free car seat safety checks by Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians at the Endicott Fire Department in Endicott, NY, on September 19th from 3p.m. - 6 p.m.

The Child Safety Seat Check event is a chance for parents to get their child's safety seat checked by a certified expert, who will take about 30 minutes to inspect the seats and provide education to keep kids safe in cars. If Tuesday's times don't work for you, check out this website for a list of local Fitting Stations.

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For more information on child car seat safety and to find other car seat check events in the Greater Binghamton area, visit Remember that making your kid's safety on the road should be a top priority.

You should always make sure that you're using the correct size car seats or booster seats whenever they are in the car with you. Protect your loved ones and find the right seat.

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