Columbia County Sheriff David P. Bartlett announces that the Sheriff’s Office, in recognition of “National Seat Check Saturday” is conducting A Child Passenger Safety Seat Check event to take place on Saturday September 29, 2018 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Wal-Mart Supercenter located at 460 Fairview Avenue in the Town of Greenport. Parents and caregivers will receive one-to-one installation guidance and safety education from nationally certified child passenger safety technicians at no charge.
Child seats will be provided, (while supplies last), to low-income families who have a need for a child safety seat(s) and meet guidelines set by the New York State Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee.
Guidelines to meet before a child safety seat is provided:
* Applicant must have his or her vehicle present
* Applicant must meet income eligibility requirements;
* Applicant must receive education on child passenger safety;
* Applicant must complete the manufacturer’s warranty card;
* Applicant must sign an agreement form and waiver of liability form.
You can call a certified child passenger safety technician at (518) 828-3344 for more information or visit the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office website at www.columbiacountysheriff.us/childseatsafety.html
To learn more about child passenger safety or to find a technician or an inspection station at any time, go to www.nhtsa.gov, click on the child passenger safety icon, and then click on the Fitting/ Inspection Station link or go to www.seatcheck.org .