Unsure if your little one is properly buckled up in their seatbelt?
The Orangeburg County Sheriff's Office will partner with the South Carolina Highway Patrol and The Regional Medical Center to conduct infant and toddler Car Seat Safety checks on Thursday, September 1 from 8:30a.m.-11:30a.m. in the parking lot of the Prince of Orange Mall," according to news reports.
"We want parents and grandparents to have access to child safety seat experts to ensure they are properly restraining their children," said Sheriff Leroy Ravenell to news reports. "It is duly important that we have the seats installed correctly and we are utilizing them every time we transport a small child. We ask all citizens to take advantage of this safety check for themselves and most importantly their children."
Car seats will be also be given away during the event, according to news reports.
As a Columbia personal injury lawyer , I urge parents and caregivers to make sure their children's seat belts and car seats are properly installed. If you don't know how to secure a car seat, go to this event.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a car accident, contact a personal injury lawyer in Columbia.