Officials urge motorcyclists to take safety precautions during rise in crashes

...wearing DOT-approved helmets," Whitehead said.The sheriff's office will be focusing on motorcycle safety, and also car seats, DUI and speeding during their Traffic Safety Awareness Day held noon to 3 p.m. May 2 at the Bernie Ward Community...

Child car seats will be checked at dealership

...Four out of every five children's car seats in the Augusta area are used improperly...of East Central Georgia will check car seats Friday from 10 a.m. to 1:30...enough, Ms. Hopkins said. When car seats are installed improperly, children...

Checkup promotes safety with car seats

...through the dealership's garage. "There's just so many parents out there that are either buying the wrong kinds of car seats for their car, or they're not securing the seat belt through it properly," said Jane Parsons, a Safe Kids volunteer...

Ga. House votes to require car seats up to age 8

...fine for not strapping children 8 years and younger into car seats under legislation passed today by the House of Representatives...sent to the Senate House Bill 279 that raises the age for car seats from 4 and imposes a $100 fine for a second offense...

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Safety of nearly 900,000 infant car seats investigated

...investigation into the safety of nearly 900,000 infant carrier-car seats because of complaints that the seat's handle can unlatch...recalled 800,000 of its combination infant carrier-car seats because of a faulty handle. When the seat was used as...

Car seat report is withdrawn

...retracted a negative report on infant car seats that left many parents worried about...have discouraged them from using car seats." In an interview, Ms. Nason...doubts among many parents about their car seats despite the "very rigorous standard...

Courses offer training on car-seat installation

...difficulty strapping their children into car seats. The technicians who teach proper...said. The agency says 80 percent of car seats are incorrectly installed, leading...it has not been available in many car seats until recently, partly because it...

Investigation released on infant car-seat error

...how it botched a story about infant car seats concluded Tuesday that a major misunderstanding...38 mph side impact on children in car seats. The magazine chose that speed because...impact speed. But the lab tested the car seats as if they moved off at 38 mph...

Immigration most controversial of new Georgia laws

ATLANTA --- From immigration to car seats, Sunday alcohol sales to bicycle safety, the topics...raises from 5 to 7 the age in which children must ride in car seats.The age extension could cut fatalities in half for young...

Children's comments, reflections fill book

In the days before mandatory car seats, toddler Ron Galloway was standing on the front seat of the family car next to his mother, Anne, as she drove one cold rainy...

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