User uShare Login | Register
Login
Register

Along with posting photos, videos, and stories, your uShare account lets you post Classified Ads, recipes on What's For Dinner, and Announcements.


83° View Weather Current Conditions Sioux Falls Change Location
Set Weather Options

RADAR LOCATION

TEMPERATURE LOCATION

Share your Photos, Videos, and Stories on uShare! Click here to get started.

News

[0] My Saved Articles
Find local businesses
on the KELO Pages!

 

Safety Technicians Check Car Seats

September 22, 2012, 7:38 PM by David Brown

Safety Technicians Check Car Seats
SIOUX FALLS, SD -

This week is National Child Passenger Safety Week.

Various organizations, including Sioux Falls Fire Rescue, helped parents make sure their kids are secure for the ride on Saturday.  At the Central Fire Station on Minnesota Avenue, 16 newly certified safety technicians helped parents make sure their car seats are installed properly. The collaborative effort between law enforcement and Sanford Health is critical because the new technicians noticed a lot of issues.

"Over 80 percent of the seats that we see are installed incorrectly. There's a lot that goes into putting the seat in the vehicle, making sure the seat's the right size for the child; that the child's harnessed in the seat correctly," Amy Heisinger with Sanford Health said.

Sioux Falls law enforcement conducts car seat checks every Saturday from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Previous Story

Next Story


Comments







Sponsored

 


View news

You may also like

UPDATE: Body Found In Lake Madison

7/26/2015 5:54 PM

The Lake County Sheriff's Office has confirmed that the body of a woman has been found in Lake Madison.

Full Story
Sheriff IDs Woman Who Died At Lake Madison

7/27/2015 4:15 PM

A 25-year-old Sioux Falls woman died after she fell into Lake Madison on Sunday.

Full Story
Amber Alert Cancelled For Sioux Falls Boy

7/25/2015 10:59 PM

An Amber Alert issued Saturday night for a one-year-old child has been cancelled.

Full Story
Three Dead In Pipestone County Plane Crash

7/27/2015 6:20 AM

Authorities confirm that three died in a plane crash Monday night in southwest Minnesota.

Full Story
Lifeguard Rescues Girl From Sioux Falls Pool

7/28/2015 4:10 PM

An alert lifeguard pulled an unconscious child from Laurel Oak pool on Tuesday afternoon

Full Story


Events