JOHNSON CITY, Tenn. – Is your child’s car seat installed correctly? According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children 3 to 14 years old. An estimated 8,959 lives were saved by child restrains between 1975 and 2008.
Come have your car seat checked for free by a certified child passenger safety technician at Niswonger Children’s Hospital. Appointments are available on the third Wednesday of each month between 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. For more information, or to schedule a car seat checkup, call 423-431-1014 or emailNiswongerChildHosp@msha.com.
Upcoming car seat checkup dates are: April 20, May 18 and June 15.