[brightcove vid=3455351384001&exp3=836564367001&surl=http://c.brightcove.com/services&pubid=374678397001&pk=AQ~~,AAAAVzySoEk~,39KWv4t6IXBhr9fjdqt8jJhoVTxYZojR&lbu=http://www.ktvu.com/videos/news/napa-death-of-child-in-crash-leads-parents-to-get/vCXTMP/&w=615&h=392]The Contra Costa County Fire District offers free child safety seat inspections to residents of Contra Costa County. Every other month, your local firefighters offer appointments in Concord for parents who w...
Is your child's car seat properly installed? National statistics show that year after year 3 out of 4 car seats are improperly installed or have been subject to a safety recall. Some of these errors could cause injury or death to a child if involved in a vehicle accident. September 15th-21st is National Child Safety Seat week sponsored by NHTSA. Find out if your child's car seat is installed correctly by having it inspected by a certified & trained child passenger safety technician at a loca...
A sad and tragic accident that could've been prevented! (Story & Video Link) Several people including a 5 year old girl were traveling in an SUV in Richmond, CA, several days ago and were involved in a vehicle rollover accident. Only the driver was wearing a seatbelt and the 5 year old girl was not in a child car seat. 5 year olds need to be restrained in some type of child restraint not only for their safety but because it's California law. Please make sure your children are properly restra...
The Contra Costa County Fire Protection District will be hosting their 2nd Annual Car Seat Inspection Event on Monday, October 1st, 2012 from 1000 am to 1200 noon. The event is free to the public and will be located at the Fire District Training Division, 2945 Treat Blvd., Concord, 94518. No appointment is necessary for this event. Firefighters that are nationally trained child passenger safety technicians will be on hand to educate parents & caregivers with the proper installation of child ...
Contra Costa County Fire will have a child passenger safety seat installation event scheduled for June 26th from 9:30 am to 12:30 pm in Concord. If you live in Contra Costa County and would like to schedule a free child seat check-up and inspection of your car seat, please call (925) 941-3326 or send an e-mail to [email protected] We will contact you to confirm your appointment time and location. For this event you will have a one hour appointment window with a car seat technician ...
Please pass this information on to any parent with infants who may own a Britax child restraint. Britax just issued a recall on certain Chaperone model infant child restraints manufactured from September 1, 2010 through April 30, 2011. The recall focuses on the harness adjuster which may detach from the seat shell. Should the harness adjuster detach from the seat, the child may not be properly restrained in the event of a crash, increasing the risk of injury or death. Britax is offerin...
CCCFPD firefighters are now able to instruct and educate our communities with the proper way to install and travel with child safety seats. This new partnership with the Contra Costa Car Seat Safety Coalition is new and will be developing over the next few months. Stay tuned for more information and press releases.