Aitkin County TZD Monthly Update: Car Seat Safety

Aitkin County TZD Monthly Update: Car Seat Safety

April 18, 2021 News News -- KKIN-KFGI-KLKS-WWWI 0

By Paul Vold kkinradio@embarqmail.com (4/19/21)

(Aitkin, MN) — Aitkin County Toward Zero Deaths Coalition presented their monthly update with Naomi Larson with Aitkin County Public Health and talking about seatbelt safety for infants and small children.

Larson first spoke about Minnesota law concerning infants and the use of car seats. 

Moving from the infant rear-facing car seats to the booster seats also face certain restrictions in order for proper safety.

Larson also advised against buying car seats second hand.

Installation of car seats have improved over the years, including some adjustments to allow for middle seat placement.

Larson also noted some stores where you buy car seats will allow you to test the seat in order for a proper fit.

Listen to the full conversation with Naomi Larson with Aitkin County TZD and Public Health here: