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McHenry County, IL Sheriff's Office
Tuesday April 10th, 2012 :: 01:07 p.m. CDT

Child Safety Seat Check Saturday, April 14 from 9 AM to Noon at Marengo Township Offices

There will be a child safety seat check on Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 9:00 A.M. to 12 P.M. at the Marengo Township Offices. This event will take place rain or shine. Safe Kids of McHenry County is hosting this event with support from the McHenry County Sheriff’s Office, McHenry County Health Department, and Illinois Department of Transportation’s Division of Traffic Safety.

Child Passenger Safety Technicians will be available to educate and assist parents and caregivers with correct installation and use of child safety seats. As of January 1, 2012, every driver and passenger over the age of 8, front or back seat, is required to wear a safety belt. Children are required to be in a car seat or booster seat until at least the age of 8. Those at the event will be available to answer any questions you may have regarding child passenger safety recommendations and the new law regarding passengers wearing a safety belt.

For additional information on child passenger safety and where to locate a seat check event near you, visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s website . For more information regarding this event, contact Deputy Aimee’ Knop at (815)338-2144.

Marengo Township Offices- Road District’s Garage
4010 N IL Route 23
Marengo, IL 60152
(815) 568-1355

McHenry County, IL Sheriff's Office
2200 N Seminary Ave
Woodstock, IL 60098

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 815-338-2144

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