|February 4, 2013 -
The Knoxville Police Department will conduct a free child car seat checkpoint on Saturday, February 9 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 917 E. Fifth Avenue.
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.
Future Child Safety Seat Checkpoints: March 9, April 13, May 11, June 8, July 13, August 10, September 14, October 12, November 9, and December 14
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.