The City of Decatur Fire Department is dedicated to the SAFETY of your kids
DID YOU KNOW:
-That according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration 73% to 90% of car seats are used and installed incorrectly
-Georgia Law states that children under the age of 6 and under 80lbs needs to be in a CHILD SAFETY SEAT
-Cars seats in use that are involved in a medium to high impact crash should be disguarded.
Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children age 3 to 6 and 8 to 14. In 2007, 6,532 passenger vehicle occupants 14 and younger were involved in fatal crashes. Parents and caregivers are urged to make sure their car seats and booster seats are properly installed in their vehicles to prevent injuries and deaths amongst their children.
Not sure which child safety seat to use?
Is your child safety seat properly installed?
If you are not sure let one of our National Certified Car Seat Technicians take a look.
The City of Decatur Fire has CERTIFED CAR SEAT TECHNICIANS ON STAFF 7 DAYS A WEEK.
Feel free to contact the fire department at (404)373-5092 to set up an appointment.
Hours for Car Seat Checks are Monday Thru Sunday 1pm-6pm.