DEC
31

New California Child Safety Seat Law Effective January 1, 2017

Buckling up is the single most effective thing you can do to protect yourself and your passengers in a crash.  It is extremely important to make sure all children riding in your car be properly secured before every trip.Thousands of children are injured or killed every year because their child passenger safety seats are not installed properly. Remember, most collisions occur within a mile of the home - so buckle your child in a safety seat for every trip, no matter how short....
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JUL
01

Carbon Monoxide Detectors Now Required in All Single Family Homes

The Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Prevention Act (Senate Bill – SB 183) will require all single-family homes with an attached garage or a fossil fuel-fired appliance to install carbon monoxide devices within the home by July 1, 2011. Owners of multi-family leased or rental dwellings, such as apartment buildings, have until January 1, 2013 to comply with the law. To assist the public in understanding the new regulations for installing household carbon monoxide devices, Contra Costa County Fire Protec...
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