Child Safety Seat Checks
Did you know that according to national averages, approximately 4 out of every 5 child safety seats are installed incorrectly? These installation errors are grave enough to contribute or cause injury or death to your child in the event of an otherwise survivable crash.
If used correctly, child safety seats are 71% effective in reducing deaths for infants in passenger cars and are 54% effective in reducing deaths for children ages 1 to 4.
The Mehlville Fire Protection District is now expanding its Child Safety Seat program that allows Fire District residents to make an appointment to have their child safety seat checked. Our trained installers will check your child safety seat to ensure that it meets current standards and regulations. Installers will also give instructions on how to correctly install and use child safety seats for children of all ages.
To schedule an inspection, please call the District office at 314-894-0420 for an appointment.