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      AFD to host car seat checkup

      Amarillo Fire Station No. 7 will host a car seat checkup on July 30 from 9-11 a.m.

      Amarillo Fire Station No. 7 will host a car seat checkup on July 30 from 9-11 a.m.

      Does your car seat move when you stop or turn? Seem too small for your child? Allow your child to get out? Not fight quite right?

      Four out of five car seats are used incorrectly.

      Child safety seats are 71 percent effective in preventing fatalities and 67 percent effective in preventing serious injuries.

      You can learn how to choose the right safety seat for your child; properly secure your child in their safey; understand the dangers of airbags; graduate your child to a booster seat.

      Fire Station No. 7 is located at 3618 Amarillo Blvd. East.