Child Passenger Safety Week
September 20th-26th, 2020
Every 32 seconds in 2018, one child under the age of 13 in a passenger vehicle was involved in a crash.
Many times, injuries and deaths can be prevented by proper use of car seats, boosters and seat belts.
Check out this video for tips on properly selecting the right size restraint for children of all ages: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7HV8TnG6wI
Saturday, September 26th is “National Seat Check Saturday.” Contact one of the local agencies listed below to make an appointment for a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician to check your car seats. You can call them any time and they will assist in making sure your child safety seat is the correct one for your child and that it is properly installed and that you are comfortable and confident with using the seat. Click here for what you should expect as a caregiver from a Child Passenger Safety Technician visit: https://secureservercdn.net/22.214.171.124/559.b19.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/What-Parents-Should-Expect_CarseatCheck-2020.pdf
Local agencies with Certified CPS Technicians:
- Roscommon County Sheriff Department (989) 275-5101
- Michigan State Police Post – Houghton Lake (989) 513-4632
- Beaver Creek Township Fire Department (989) 275-8972
- Crawford-Roscommon Child Protection Council (989) 915-2752