Free Car Seat Safety Checks 

National Child Safety Week starts Sunday, September 19th.On Saturday folks in Bangor could get a free car seat safety check.Suzanne Grace is the training coordinator for Maine Child Passenger Safety.She says nine out of ten car seats are used improperly in Maine.Maine law requires kids to be in some sort of child restraint seat until they are at least 8-years-old, 80 pounds or four feet, nine inches tall.She says they had a great turn out Saturday and is happy folks took advantage of the opportunity.” We have the training to be able to assist a family. Sometimes the instruction manuals aren’t always clear and sometimes they contradict each other. We’re able to give them the information so they can make an informed choice about how to properly and safely transport their child.”If you missed Saturday’s event you can go to for a list of other free car seat safety checks.