Local organizations host car seat safety event

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – Most parents have experienced tricky car seats, but two local organization have partnered up to make sure kids are safe while in a vehicle.

Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) and Safer New Mexico Now are hosting an event to check to see if car seats are installed properly.

Amy Fisher with BCBS and Mark McCracken with Safer New Mexico Now joined KRQE’s This Morning team to discuss the event. Watch above.

Selecting the right seat is very important. Children up to age two should remain in rear facing seats and those up to age four should have a seat with front buckles.

Children weighing up to 60 pounds are required to ride in a safety seat.

The Safety Seat Clinic will be held on Saturday, August 20 at Balloon Fiesta Park from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m.

For more information, visit their website. 

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