National Seat Check Saturday at Southwest Beverage

Published 5:55 pm Friday, September 24, 2021

The Louisiana State Police will participate in National Seat Check Saturday this weekend.

In Southwest Louisiana, troopers will be at Southwest Beverage, 3860 Broad St., in Lake Charles from 9 a.m. to noon.

The event provides free child passenger safety seat checks. Seat checks will be conducted by certified child passenger safety technicians who will provide hands-on child safety seat inspections and answer questions at no charge.

During the past 30 years, about 9,000 lives have been saved by the use of child restraints according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Individuals who are not able to attend are encouraged to contact their nearest State Police troop location to schedule a free car seat inspection. Contact information is available at www.lsp.org.