Get car seats checked in Farmington Hills Nov. 21

The Farmington Hills Fire Department’s nationally certified technicians will check child safety seats by appointment on Sunday, November 21, by appointment only, 8 a.m.-12 p.m..

Technicians will teach parents or caregivers how to use and install their child restraint. Inspections take place at Fire Station #4, 28711 Drake Road.

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 75 percent of children use safety seats that aren’t properly installed or don’t fit. Correct installation can reduce injuries in an accident.

Inspections are free and take about 30 to 45 minutes. You don’t have to be a Farmington Hills resident to register for an appointment with Sara West at

If you can’t make the event, call Farmington Public Safety, 248-474-5500, or the Children’s Hospital of Michigan Novi Rehabilitation Center at 248-305-7530 to schedule an inspection.

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