Monday, December 12, 2011

Prince George's County Police Conducts Holiday Season Car Seat Check-up

     Prince George’s County, Maryland… The Prince George’s County Police Department, in partnership with the Prince George’s Community Federal Credit Union, will conduct a holiday season check-up on Saturday, December 17, 2011 at Eastover Shopping Center in Oxon Hill. The car seat check-up is free and open to the public. The Police Department wants all children buckled for safety during the holiday season.

     Certified car seat technicians will be on hand to check for recalls, ensure that child passenger car seats and boosters are installed correctly, and that the harness and vehicle installation are correct for the child. The service is free, takes about 30 minutes and involves drivers, parents and caretakers in the check-up. The Prince Community Federal Credit Union will replace the first 6 car seats that have been recalled or are unsafe. All cars seats must be installed upon arrival at the car seat check-up site. Appointments are not necessary.

Who:     Prince George’s County Police Department
              Prince George’s Community Federal Credit Union
              Maryland Kids In Safety Seats (KISS)

When:   Saturday, December 17, 2011

Time:    10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Where:  Eastover Shopping Center
              Parking Lot behind Popeyes
              5000 Indian Head Highway
              Oxon Hill, Maryland 20745

     For more information, call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Press Information Office, 301-772-4710.

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