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.
Child Safety Seat Fitting Locations:
Monday September 19, 2022
Walmart- 361 8th Ave NE
Cairo, GA 39828
Wednesday September 21, 2022
Walmart- 751 W Oglethorpe Hwy
Hinesville, GA 31313
Thursday September 22, 2022
Buy Buy Baby- 242 Robert C Daniels Jr. Parkway
Augusta, GA 30909
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)