Child Safety Seat Inspections Conducted Monthly in Freehold
FREEHOLD, NJ — During the recent observance of National Child Passenger Safety Week, the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office underscored the importance of properly using car seats, boosters and seatbelts every day.
Its trained child safety seat specialists conduct inspections on the second Wednesday of each month between 3:30 and 6:30 p.m., at the Monmouth County garage, located at 240 Center Street in Freehold. For the remainder of the year, the inspections will be held on October 10, November 14 and December 12.
In addition, the sheriff’s office routinely offers informational seminars on the importance of utilization and proper installation of child safety seats, as well as advises which car seat is the right one as a child grows. The agency also holds other inspections at various sites where events are held throughout the year.
“These events are vital in an effort to keep our children buckled up and properly restrained to ensure their utmost safety while riding in a vehicle.” said Monmouth County Sheriff Shaun Golden.
According to the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, car crashes are the leading cause of death for children age 1 to 13. To learn how to choose the type of car seat that best meets your child’s needs, click here.
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