Couple charged with driving impaired with young children in vehicle

...drugs were his.Three children, from infant to 7 years, were also in the vehicle. Police said the infant was in a car seat in the middle of the front seat, which is in violation of the child-restraint law.Dimmick was charged with possession...

Woman arrested after child left in car

...on 3450 Wrightsboro Road around 5 p.m. Thursday after someone reported seeing the 2-year-old girl sleeping in a car seat. The vehicle was running and unlocked.Mall security removed the child while waiting on police to arrive.A mall security...

Sheriff's office holds Traffic Safety Awareness Day

...recent traffic data, the department noticed a trend of child safety seat violations in the area.Deputies performed car seat safety checks throughout the day and had more than 30 seats on hand to give away.Ellis Ellerbee, who attended the event...

Upcoming calendar

...discussing their experiences; practical demonstrations; food, games, fun; family friendly, Ident-a-Kid station, car seat installation checks 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.; (706) 792-9044, lmiller@augustatech.edu, bit.ly...

Officials warn Georgians against leaving children in hot vehicles

...Burnett said Thursday as she strapped her son in to a car seat in the parking lot of Central Square shopping center on...They also suggest storing a plush toy in a child's car seat when it's empty and moving it to the front seat after...

Car seat report is withdrawn

...mph. "Consumer Reports was right to withdraw its infant car seat test report, and I appreciate that they have taken this...The Yonkers-based magazine tested the type of infant car seat that faces the rear and snaps in and out of a base. It...

Courses offer training on car-seat installation

...the new LATCH system will end the confusion of different car seat designs and simplify the installation process. As of Sept...connectors cost $10 to $21 more, according to NHTSA. Some car seat manufacturers sell retrofit kits averaging $25 that allow...

Police: Woman leaves baby on road in car seat

...woman left her 5-month-old daughter by the road in a car seat, police said.According to a Richmond County Sheriff's...away.The father later discovered the baby sitting in a car seat on the edge of the road at 10th Street and Laney-Walker...

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Sitting safely

...spending a few hours in a class on car-seat safety with injury-prevention specialist...I found out I've been using the car seat wrong all this time." Mrs. Ryals...alone in her confusion about correct car-seat use. Most parents use them incorrectly...

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Checkup promotes safety with car seats

...Safe Kids of East Central Georgia Car Seat Check Up was her way of avoiding statistics...out of 10 people put their child's car seat in wrong," she said. "So, I figured...her 2-year-old son's upright car seat, she still was glad that she came...