Child Passenger Safety Facts
- Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death among children ages 3 to 14.
- Correctly used child safety seats are extremely effective and reduce the risk of death as much as 71%.
- Nearly 73% of child restraints are not installed or used correctly.
- Nearly half of kids 14 and under who died in crashes were completely unrestrained.
Car Safety Seat Installations
The Holland Fire Department is offering free car seat installations by appointment only on Monday and Wednesday mornings between 9:00 am and 11:30 am. Please call (616) 355-1020 to set up an appointment.
For additional information or car seat inspection stations and their schedules please click on the following links:-
Safe Kids Western Michigan - events in our area - http://www.safekids.org/coalition/safe-kids-west-michigan
Eastern Ottawa county residents can contact Safe Kids Greater Grand Rapids 616-391-7233 - http://www.helendevoschildrens.org/injuryprevention
Northern Ottawa county residents can contact Safe Kids West Michigan 231-672-4910 - http://www.mercyhealthmuskegon.com/safe-kids-west-michigan
South Holland and Allegan county residents can also contact Allegan County Sheriff's Dept 269-673-0500 ext 4437