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Upcoming Events

Thu May 18 @ 2:00PM - 04:00PM
Buckle Up Baby

Car Seat Inspections

Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death for children in the US. Buckling up is the best way to save lives and reduce injuries. A third of children who died in crashes in 2011 were not buckled up.

To ensure the safety of our youngest citizens, car seats are inspected for proper installation by a Certified Passenger Safety Technician for FREE. These inspections take place at Station 87 (4680 Golden Foothill Parkway, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762) by appointment only.  Please call (916) 933-6623 and press 0 to schedule an appointment.Car seat size

How to prepare for your appointment

  • A car seat inspection usually takes 25-30 minutes.
  • Read the car seat installation booklet and attempt to install the car seat before arriving.
  • Bring the car seat, installation booklet and automobile owners manual. Please arrive 5 minutes before your scheduled appointment.

What to expect during your appointment

  • We will ensure you are using the correct seat based on age, weight and height of your child.
  • We will check to see if your seat has been recalled.
  • We will provide instruction and demonstration on how to correctly install your car seat.

Parents and caregivers can keep children safe by:

  • Knowing how to use car seats, booster seats, and seat belts.
  • Using them on every trip, no matter how short.
  • Setting a good example by always using a seat belt themselves.

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