GOVERNOR'S OFFICE OF HIGHWAY SAFETY IN GEORGIA
CONTACT PHONE (404) 656 6996
OPEN HOURS

Mon-Fri 8am - 5pm

ADDRESS

7 M.L.K. Jr Dr SE #643, Atlanta, GA 30334

Child Passenger Safety Week 2022

September 18-24 is National Child Passenger Safety Week.  The Governor’s Office of Highway Safety, Georgia Department of Public Health and our partners will be holding free seat checks around the state during the week.  More information will be posted soon. CPS Week gives parents/ guardians a chance to learn more about child passenger safety and adequate car seats for a range of children.

CPS Week Event List

Child Safety Seat Fitting Locations: 

Monday September 19, 2022

Walmart-  361 8th Ave NE

Cairo, GA 39828

2pm-4pm

Wednesday September 21, 2022

Walmart-  751 W Oglethorpe Hwy

Hinesville, GA 31313

2pm-4pm

Thursday September 22, 2022

Buy Buy Baby-  242 Robert C Daniels Jr. Parkway

Augusta, GA 30909

2pm-4pm

 

Car crashes are a leading cause of death for children. On average, two children under 13 were killed and an estimated 374 were injured every day in 2019 while riding in cars, SUVs, pickups, and vans.

  • 608 child passenger vehicle occupants died in traffic crashes in 2019.
  • 38% of children who died in 2019 while riding in passenger vehicles were unrestrained, compared to 33% in 2018. (NHTSA)