FREE child car seat check, Savannah

Safe Kids Savannah, which serves Chatham and surrounding counties, will be hold a free child car seat check event on Saturday, September 15, at the Chatham County Aquatics Center on Sallie Mood Drive in Savannah.

Safe KidsSavannahto Hold Free Child Car Seat Check Event

WHO:             Safe Kids Savannah, a coalition dedicated to preventing accidental childhood injury.


WHAT:          Child car seat check event. Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians will be available to examine child safety seats for recalls and to insure correct installation in cars, free of charge. No appointment necessary.


WHEN:          10 a.m. – 1 p.m., Saturday, September 15


WHERE:       TheChathamCountyAquaticsCenter,7240 Sallie Mood Dr.,Savannah


WHY:             Car crashes are the number one killer of children 1 to 12 years old in theUnited   States. Each year an estimated 2,446 children die in motor vehicle crashes. When installed and used correctly, child car seats and seat belts can prevent injuries and save lives. Children are more likely to be properly restrained when the driver is buckled up with a seat belt. Safe Kids Savannah will hold a free Child car seat inspection event on Saturday, September 15, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at theChathamCountyAquaticsCenter onSallie Mood Drive inSavannah.

Safe Kids Savannah is a local coalition of organizations and concerned individuals with the common goal of preventing accidental childhood injury, the leading cause of death and disability among children ages 1 to 14. Safe Kids Savannah is a member of Safe Kids Worldwide, a global network of organizations dedicated to preventing unintentional injury. Safe Kids Savannah was founded in 1987 and is led by the Children’s Hospital at MemorialUniversityMedicalCenter. For more information, visit



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