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Free Clinic to Teach How to Properly Install Car Seats

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KENNEWICK, WA-- Car accidents are the number one killer of kids between the ages of two and 14, but if you install a car seat correctly it could save a life.

Thursday, the health district trained several instructors on how to teach the public the right way to secure a child in a car. 

Friday you can learn some tips from these instructors on how to lock in a car seat and make sure their seat belts are fitting properly around a child.

"If the child is installed in the car seat securely and appropriately it reduces the amount of injury, if any, that the child would have when the crash occurs," said Annie Goodwin, Benton Franklin Health District.

Goodwin says car seat designs are constantly updated and car seat and booster seat laws have changed within the last ten years. She encourages everyone to know the current requirements. 

Friday's clinic is from 2pm-4pm at Kennewick Fire Station #2, which is located on Morain street.