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National Child Passenger Safety Week Starts Today — Get Your Car Seat Inspected Locally

Find out where in Barrow County you can have a child safety seat inspection.

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children ages 1 through 13. 

With that in mind, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration encourages those who think they are securing their child properly to make sure during Child Passenger Safety Week, today, Sept. 16 through Saturday, Sept. 22. 

The NHTSA's Child Car Seat Inspection Station Locator pinpoints the as a child safety seat inspection station. For more information, call 706-307-3080. 

Twitter users 

Have a question or want to learn more? The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration will be answering child passenger safety questions from the Twitter handle [@NHTSAgov] at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 19 at 2pm ET. Car seat safety experts will be available to answer questions on car seats and how to safe travel with children of all ages. Follow the hashtag #TheRightSeat to join the chat.

Have you had your child's car seat checked out to ensure it is properly secured? Tell us where you got your inspection in comments. If you haven't had a child safety seat inspection, why not?  

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