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Here's Where You Can Get a Free Child Car Seat Safety Inspection

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    Installing car seats can be one of the most frustrating, confusing things for new parents. Is it in right? Will it keep my child safe? How can I tell? 

    The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, along with the Governor's Traffic Safety Committee, are taking the guesswork out of all of that with a series of public service announcements on techniques to keep kids safe in cars.

    Watch the video on car seat safety above for tips, and check out the list below for a bunch of locations across New York offering free child car seat inspections by certified technicians. More info here (note: registration required for some).

    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Albany County

    11:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

    Crossgates Mall Overflow Lot near Western Avenue

    1 Crossgates Mall Road, Guilderland, NY 12203

    Agency: Albany County DPW Traffic Safety Education and Capital Region SafeKids

    Contact: Bill Van Alstyne at (518) 765-2565


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Clinton County

    10:00 a.m - 1:30 p.m.

    Morrisonville EMS, 21 Banker Road, Morrisonville, NY 12962

    Agency: Clinton County Sheriff's Office

    Contact: William Bush at (518) 565-4397


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Columbia County

    10:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

    Wal-Mart Supercenter Greenport, 460 Fairview Avenue, Hudson, NY 12534

    Agency: Columbia County Sheriff's Office

    Contact: Deputy Peter Grzeskow at (518) 828-3344


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Cortland County

    9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

    Family Health Network, 403 West Road, Cortland, NY 13045

    Agency: Cortland County Health Department

    Contact: ReBecca Smith at (607) 758-5509


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Dutchess County

    10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

    Poughkeepsie Police Headquarters, 62 Civic Center Plaza, Poughkeepsie, NY 12602

    Agency: Poughkeepsie Police / Dutchess County Traffic Safety Board

    Contact: William Johnson at (845) 486-3602


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Erie County

    3:00 p.m - 7:00 p.m.

    Catholic Health of Buffalo

    144 Genesee Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

    Agency: Catholic Health of Buffalo

    Contact: Health Connections: (716) 447-6205


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Herkimer County

    2:00 p.m - 6:00 p.m.

    Remington Arms (Catherine Street parking lot), Ilion, NY 13357

    Across from the Remington Arms Museum entrance - there will be signs

    For the seat check DO NOT use the employee parking lot on the East Clark Street side

    Agency: Ilion Police Department & Whitestown Police Department

    Contact: Captain Laurie Ann DeVaul at (315) 894-9911


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Livingston County

    10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

    Noyes Hospital, 111 Clara Barton Street, Dansville, NY 14437

    Agency: Cornell Cooperative Extension of Livingston County

    Contact: Katelyn Sanders at (585) 991-5420


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Madison County

    10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

    NYSP Troop D Headquarters, 261 Genesee Street, Oneida, NY 13421

    Agency: New York State Police

    Contact: Trooper Paul Carner at (315) 366-6035


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Monroe County

    10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

    Delta Sonic Car Wash, 2970 West Henrietta Road, Henrietta, NY 14623

    Agency: Monroe County Office of Traffic Safety & Monroe County Sheriff's Office

    Contact: Jean Triest at (585) 753-3018


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Nassau County

    9:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

    Geico, 750 Woodbury Road, Woodbury, NY 11797

    Agency: EAC, Inc.

    By Appointment only

    Contact: Angela Brockmann at (631) 648-7100 ext. 219


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Niagara County

    11:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

    Tri-Town Ambulance, 8935 Ridge Road, Gasport, NY 14067

    Agency: Niagara County Sheriff's Office of Traffic Safety

    Contact: Lt. Robert Richards at (716) 438-3310


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Ontario County

    9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

    State Police Canandaigua, 1569 Rochester Road, Farmington, NY

    Agency: New York State Police

    Contact:


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Orange County

    11:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

    Babies R Us, 88 Dunnings Road, Middletown, NY 10940

    Agency: Orange County Traffic Safety Program

    Contact: Kecia Healy at (845) 800-4945


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Orange County

    10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

    Goshen Village Hall, 276 Main Street, Goshen, NY 10924

    Agency: Village of Goshen Police Department

    Contact: Sgt. Ryan Rich at (845) 294-7988


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Orleans County

    9:00 a.m - 3:00 p.m.

    Dollar Tree, 330 West Avenue, Albion, NY 14411

    Agency: Orleans County Sheriff's Office

    Contact: Jeffrey Cole at (585) 590-4142


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Oswego County

    10:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.

    Lowe's Home Improvement, 445 State Route 104, Oswego, NY 13126

    Agency: Oswego County Traffic Safety Board

    Contact: Jessica Mcgiff at (315) 343-2344 ext. 22


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Rockland County

    10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

    County of Rockland Office Building, 11 New Hempstead Road, New City, NY 10956

    Agency: Rockland County Sheriff's Office

    Contact: Sgt. A. Brunner at (845) 638-5992


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Schenectady County

    10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

    Schenectady County Sheriff's Substation, 130 Princetown Plaza, Schenectady, NY 12306

    Agency: Schenectady County Sheriff's Office

    Contact: Sgt. Jason Temple at (518) 388-4512


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Suffolk County

    2:00 p.m - 6:00 p.m.

    Target Stores, 1150 Old Country Road, Riverhead, NY 11901

    Agency: Southampton Town Police Department

    Contact: Lt. Susan C. Ralph at (631) 702-2247


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Suffolk County

    8:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.

    Safety Town, 249 Buckley Road, Holtsville, NY 11742

    Agency: Town of Brookhaven Highway Department, Division of Traffic Safety

    Contact: Jon Sullivan at (631) 363-3770


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Ulster County

    10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

    Ulster Town Hall, 1 Town Hall Lane, Lake Katerine, NY 12449

    Agency: Ulster Police Department

    Contact: Bonnie Simmons at (845) 382-1111


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Ulster County

    12:00 p.m - 2:00 p.m.

    Cedar Grove Fire Department, State Route 32, Saugerties, NY

    Agency: Saugerties Police Department

    Contact: Sergeant Rushkoski at (845) 246-9800


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Wayne County

    9:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.

    Newark Fire Department, 150 East Miller Street, Newark, NY 14513

    Agency: Wayne County Public Health & Wayne County Sheriff's Office

    Contact: Lisa O'Dell at (315) 946-5749


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Westchester County

    9:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

    Dobbs Ferry Police Department, 112 Main Street, Dobbs Ferry, NY

    Agency: Westchester Safe Kids

    Contact: Sgt. Justin Kamke


    September 23 Child Safety Seat Check - Westchester County

    10:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

    Rye Brook Fire Department, 940 King Street, Rye Brook, NY 10573

    Agency: Rye Brook Police Department

    Contact: Sgt. L. Greco at (914) 937-1020


    September 26 Child Safety Seat Check - Nassau County

    10:00 a.m - 2:30 p.m.

    Geico, 750 Woodbury Road, Woodbury, NY 11797

    Agency: EAC, Inc.

    Contact: Angela Brockmann at (631) 648-7100 ext. 219


    September 26 Child Safety Seat Check - Tioga County

    4:00 p.m - 6:00 p.m.

    Visions Federal Credit Union, 95 Orchard Street, Spencer, NY 14883

    Agency: Tioga County Public Health

    Contact: Kylie Gates at (607) 687-8612


    September 27 Child Safety Seat Check - Niagara County

    3:30 p.m - 6:30 p.m.

    Empower, 9812 Lockport Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14304

    Agency: Niagara County Sheriff's Office

    Contact: Lt. Robert Richards at (716) 438-3310


    September 29 Child Safety Seat Check - Broome County

    3:30 p.m - 6:30 p.m.

    K & N Ellis Child Care Center, 27-29 Lourdes Road, Binghamton, NY 13905

    Agency: Broome County Health Department

    Contact: Christine Muss at (607) 778-2807


    September 29 Child Safety Seat Check - St. Lawrence County

    10:00 a.m - 1:30 p.m.

    Massena Fire Department, 34 Andrews Street, Massena, NY 13662

    Agency: St. Lawrence County Traffic Safety Program

    Contact: Mary Davison at (315) 379-2306


    September 30 Child Safety Seat Check - Oswego County

    11:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

    Oswego Fire Department - East Side, 35 East Cayuga Street, Oswego, NY 13126

    Agency: Oswego County Traffic Safety Board

    Contact: Jessica McGiff at (315) 343-2344 ext. 22


    September 30 Child Safety Seat Check - Niagara County

    10:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m.

    Pendleton Center United Methodist Church, 6864 Campbel Blvd., North Tonawanda, NY 14120

    Agency: Niagara County Sheriff's Office

    Contact: Lt. Robert Richards at (716) 438-3310


    September 30 Child Safety Seat Check - Westchester County

    9:30 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

    North Castle Community Center, 10 Clove Road, North White Plains, NY 10603

    Agency: North Castle Police Department / Mount Pleasant Police Department

    Contact: Det. De Benedictis at (914) 273-9500


    September 30 Child Safety Seat Check - Ulster County

    11:00 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

    Ulster Hose No. 5, 830 Ulster Avenue, Kingston, NY 12401

    Agency:

    Contact: Kecia Healy at (845) 800-4945


    October 5 Child Safety Seat Check - Monroe County

    2:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m.

    Tompkins Bank of Castile, 724 Long Pond Road, Rochester, NY 14612

    Agency: Greece Safe Kids

    Contact: Pete Sidari at (585) 581-5430


    October 7 Child Safety Seat Check - Erie County

    2:30 p.m - 6:00 p.m.

    Catholic Health of Buffalo

    144 Genesee Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

    Agency: Catholic Health and SafeKids WNY

    Registration Required

    Contact: For Registration: (716) 447-6205


    October 11 Child Safety Seat Check - Wyoming County

    5:00 p.m - 8:00 p.m.

    Strykersville Fire Company, 594 Minkel Road, Strykersville, NY 14145

    Agency: Wyoming County Public Health

    Contact: Cheryl Glaus at (585) 786-8890


    October 14 Child Safety Seat Check - Delaware County

    9:00 a.m - 12:00 p.m.

    Sidney McDonald's, 141 Delaware Avenue, Sidney, NY 13838

    Agency: Delaware County Public Health & Village of Sidney Police

    Contact: Heather Warner at (607) 832-5200


    October 14 Child Safety Seat Check - Clinton County

    10:00 a.m - 1:30 p.m.

    Lowe's Home Improvement, 39 Center Drive, Champlain Center South, Plattsburgh, NY 12901

    Agency: Clinton County Sheriff's Office

    Contact: William Bush at (518) 565-4397


    October 24 Child Safety Seat Check - Saratoga County

    4:00 p.m - 7:00 p.m.

    Clifton Parl Halfmoon EMS, 15 Crossings Blvd., Clifton Park, NY 12065

    Agency: New York State Police

    Appointment required

    Contact: Trooper Donald Fougere at (518) 783-3258


    November 4 Child Safety Seat Check - Erie County

    2:30 p.m - 6:00 p.m.

    Catholic Health of Buffalo

    144 Genesee Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

    Agency: Catholic Health and SafeKids WNY

    Registration Required

    Contact: For Registration: (716) 447-6205


    November 8 Child Safety Seat Check - Niagara County

    3:30 p.m - 6:00 p.m.

    Mt. St. Mary's Hospital

    5300 Military Road, Lewiston, NY 14092

    Agency: Catholic Health and SafeKids WNY

    Registration Required

    Contact: For Registration: (716) 447-6205


    December 2 Child Safety Seat Check - Erie County

    2:30 p.m - 6:00 p.m.

    Catholic Health of Buffalo

    144 Genesee Street, Buffalo, NY 14203

    Agency: Catholic Health and SafeKids WNY

    Registration Required

    Contact: For Registration: (716) 447-6205

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