Thursday, April 19, 2012

Prince George’s County Police to Conduct Spring 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 car seat check-up on Saturday, April 21, 2012, at the Prince George’s Community Credit Union.  The car seat check-up is free and open to the public. 

Certified car seat technicians will 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 takes about 30 minutes and involves drivers, parents and caretakers in the check-up.  The Prince George’s Community Federal Credit Union will replace the first five car seats that have been recalled or that are unsafe.  All car 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, April 21, 2012

Time:               9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Where:            Prince George’s Community Credit Union
 6985 Muirkirk Meadows Dr. – Parking Lot
                         Beltsville, MD 20705

            Other car seat safety checkups are scheduled for May 19 and June 29.  Locations and times for these events to be announced.
For more information, call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Media Relations Division at 301-772-4710. 

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