Child Safety Seat Checkpoint Apr. 8, 2017

Communications Director

Jesse Fox Mayshark
jmayshark@knoxvilletn.gov
(865) 215-3710

400 Main St., Room 654A
Knoxville, TN 37902

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Child Safety Seat Checkpoint Apr. 8, 2017

Posted: 04/03/2017
Child Safety Seat CheckpointsThe Knoxville Police Department will conduct a free child car seat checkpoint on Saturday, April 8, 2017 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 917 E. Fifth Avenue.

According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA), 80% of all child restraints are used incorrectly. 

During the KPD checkpoint, child car seats will be checked by a certified car seat technician.

The technicians will provide instructions and demonstrate the correct way to install your child's car seat.

Directions from I-40: Take exit 389 (Broadway - Hall of Fame Drive exit), Take Hall of Fame Drive toward downtown, Go 0.4 of a mile and turn left onto East Fifth Avenue at the Fraternal Order of Police Building, go 0.1 of a mile and turn left into the parking lot after going under the railroad trestle.

For more information please call 865-215-7103. 

Future child safety seat checkpoints will be held on these dates:

May 13, 2017
June 10, 2017
July 8, 2017
August 12, 2017
September 9, 2017
October 14, 2017
November 11, 2017
December 9, 2017

Learn more about the Knoxville Police Department at www.knoxvilletn.gov/kpd.