Ridge Police Department, Oak Ridge Fire Department and East Tennessee
Children's Hospital are hosting a child passenger seat checkpoint on Saturday, July
14, 2018. The event is free and open to the public.
will be held at Oak Ridge Fire Department Station #2, located at 609 Oak Ridge
Turnpike (near Home Depot). Parents and caregivers are invited to stop by
anytime between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. with no need to pre-register.
During the event, child car seats will be checked for any manufacturer recalls and
examined for proper installation by certified technicians. Crews will also
distribute educational materials about car seats.
East Tennessee Children’s Hospital advises anyone planning to attend a car seat
inspection to bring the car seat’s instruction booklet and the vehicle owner’s
manual. Also, to make the process more efficient, please install the child
restraint seat to the best of your ability before attending the inspection.
car seat checkpoints will be scheduled throughout the year. For more
information, contact the Oak Ridge Police Department at (865) 425-3504 or the
Oak Ridge Fire Department at (865) 425-3520.