Car seat inspections planned Sept. 9 in Kennewick

Safe Kids Benton-Franklin will be offering a free car seat and booster inspections from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 9 at the Washington State Patrol headquarters, 143302 Law Lane in Kennewick.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that 80 percent of all car seats and boosters are installed or used incorrectly.

Certified child passenger safety technicians will be available by appointment. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to bring their child and their child’s car seat to this event to evaluate the child’s safety in their car seat.

To learn more or to schedule an appointment, call 509-734-7034, Option 5.