NORTH READING 一 Chief Michael Murphy invites community members to attend the North Reading Police Department’s Child Safety Seat Check event.
The event will be held on National Seat Check Saturday, Sept. 24, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Middle/High School upper parking lot, located at 189 Park St.
The event will feature free infant and child car seat installations and inspections by certified child passenger safety technicians.
Children are welcome to attend the event to tour a North Reading police cruiser.
“Proper car seat installation is vital to the safe transportation of children in a vehicle,” said School Resource Officer Detective Paul Lucci. “Having your car seat inspected by a certified child passenger safety technician is important in ensuring your car seat has been installed correctly and any misuse found can be corrected. This safety step will help prevent unintentional injuries.”
National Seat Check Saturday is part of Child Passenger Safety Week, Sept. 18-24, which emphasizes the importance of having the correct car seat for your child based on their age and size, and the importance of proper installation.
Those looking for more information about this event are asked to contact Detective Lucci at 978-357-5119 or email@example.com.