According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), most children need to ride in a car seat until they are at least 8 years old.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), most children need to ride in a car seat until they are at least 8 years old. At 8 years, most children are the appropriate height and weight (49 and more than 80 pounds) to safely ride in a seatbelt.
On April 28, 2007, Project 8, Lithia Dodge and the Sioux Falls Safe Kids Coalition program invites parents and guardians to the Car Seat Check Event. Car seat technicians will teach parents about proper car seat use and installation: When
: Saturday, April 28, 2007 What
: Carseat Check Event Time
: 10:00 am 1:00 pm Location
: Lithia Dodge 5910 South Louise Avenue
If you would like to schedule an individual car seat inspection or have further questions regarding car seats contact: Amy Heisinger, Sanford Childrens CHILD Services at 605-333-0698
Project 8, a state funded program, was launched in the Fall of 2005 to help educate parents and guardians about proper use and installation of car seats. Project 8 also distributes child seats to income eligible families statewide by assessing financial need. Visit www.state.sd.us/project8
for more information about Project 8.