Free car seat checkups at Tye Preston Memorial Library

At the car seat checkup at Tye Preston Memorial Library, a technician will check that children and seats are situated correctly. (Courtesy Fotolia)
At the car seat checkup at Tye Preston Memorial Library, a technician will check that children and seats are situated correctly. (Courtesy Fotolia)

At the car seat checkup at Tye Preston Memorial Library, a technician will check that children and seats are situated correctly. (Courtesy Fotolia)

Free car seat checkups will be provided by the Comal County Extension Office on Tuesday, Feb. 18, between 9 a.m.-noon, according to a press release issued by Comal County.

Residents may bring their children and a car seat to Tye Preston Memorial Library in Canyon Lake, and a certified car seat technician will ensure that seats and children are set up properly. No reservations are needed, but participants will need to know their child's height and weight.


“There’s nothing more important than protecting our children, but studies have shown that more than 80% of car seats are installed incorrectly,” said Connie Sheppard, Comal County extension agent for family and community health. “We’re happy to provide this service for our community.”

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