Are you driving around precious cargo? When was the last time that you had someone else double check you on how you have your car seat installed? Did you have to think about it for more than a minute? If you did, then make plans to go to one of the Car Seat checks that will be taking place in the Hudson Valley on September 26, 2020.

National Car Seat Check Saturday takes place the fourth Saturday in September every year.

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One place you will be able to get your car seat inspected on Car Seat Saturday, is the New York State Police Troop K Headquarters, located on Route 44 in Salt Point. You will need to make an appointment in advance to have their person help make sure you have your car seat(s) installed correctly. To do that, call Troop K at 845-677-7334.

There are four types of restraints that can be used in your car, depending on the age of  the child, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration:

For more guidelines and suggestions on proper car seat selection and installation from the NTSHA, click here.