Is your child in the right car seat?  Find out this Friday or Saturday; Franklin Fire and Police mark Child Passenger Safety Week with two free events

CPS-StackingRings 8.5X11_national.inddFranklin, TN – Is your child in the right car seat?  In honor of Child Passenger Safety Week, Franklin Fire and Police have planned two free car seat check-up events to help you find out.

The first event will take place Friday, September 19 at Franklin Fire Station 4, 2039 Fieldstone Parkway, from 2 – 4 p.m.  The second event will take place Saturday, September 20 at Franklin Fire Station 2, 907 Murfreesboro Road, from 9 – 11 a.m.  Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians from Franklin Fire and Police will be on hand at both events.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, car crashes are a leading cause of death for children one to 13 years old. Many times deaths and injuries can be prevented by proper use of car seats, boosters, and seat belts.

If you can’t make it to one of the events call (615) 791-3270 to schedule an appointment.

(Release by Franklin FD’s Jamie Melton) 


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