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Safe Kids Skagit County, Washington Offers Free Child Seat Inspection and Safety Tips

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In Skagit County, Washington, Safe Kids Skagit County is offering a free inspection of a child car seat from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on September 12, 2009. Read the article – Skagit County Safe Kids Offers Free Inspections for more information.

The law in Washington State require parents, caregivers, and / or drivers to have children under the age of 8 in a child car seat. There is an exception to this general rule / law that exempts children who are 4 Feet 9 Inches in height and taller. Washington law also requires all children under the age of 13 to ride in the back seat of a vehicle. The purpose of these laws is to promote child safety and to attempt to reduce the number of child injuries and also to reduce the severity of injuries suffered as a result of an automobile accident. Parents have a duty to provide safety seats to comply with Washington’s law. Safe Kids is an organization that helps organize and education parents about important child issues like car safety seats.

Follow Washington law and the good advice from Safe Kids.