|November 28, 2012 -
The Knoxville Police Department conducts a free child car seat checkpoint on the second Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 917 E. Fifth Avenue.
These are the dates for 2013:
January 12, February 9, March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8, July 13, August 10, September 14, October 12, November 9, and December 14
According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA), 80% of all child restraints are used incorrectly.
During the KPD checkpoint, child car seats will be checked by a certified car seat technician.
The technicians will provide instructions and demonstrate the correct way to install your child's car seat.
Directions from I-40: Take exit 389 (Broadway - Hall of Fame Drive exit), Take Hall of Fame Drive toward downtown, Go 0.4 of a mile and turn left onto East Fifth Avenue at the Fraternal Order of Police Building, go 0.1 of a mile and turn left into the parking lot after going under the railroad trestle.
For more information please call 865-215-1325.