Stories tagged: car seats
Fri., Sept. 14, 2018, 3:27 p.m.
Instead of children being in rear-facing seats until they turn 2, the American Academy of Pediatrics is now recommending that children stay in rear-facing seats as long as possible until …
Wed., May 24, 2017, 7:17 a.m.
Graco Children’s Products is recalling more than 25,000 car seats because the harness webbing can break in a crash and may not keep children restrained.
Wed., Sept. 14, 2011, 8:34 p.m.
Spokane County law enforcement obtained a continuation of an April grant to promote the correct use of child car seats through education and enforcement.
Mon., July 25, 2011
Dear Mr. Dad: I’m in charge of installing our 16-month-old daughter’s car seat and my wife says I need to turn it around to rear-facing again because there’s a new …
Fri., May 27, 2011
A vehicular homicide charge was dismissed Thursday against a Post Falls mother whose daughter was fatally injured five years ago while riding in an improperly installed car seat. Spokane County …
Thu., May 26, 2011, 5:57 p.m.
A vehicular homicide charge was dismissed Thursday against a Post Falls mother whose daughter was fatally injured while riding in an improperly installed car seat five years ago. Spokane County …
Sun., April 11, 2010
Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children between the ages of 2 and 14, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Child safety seats reduce …
Tue., Oct. 6, 2009, 10:03 a.m.
A 6-year-old girl from Grant County died Monday evening in a one-car rollover accident that occurred when her mother, the driver, reached for a cell phone, sheriff’s deputies said.
Wed., Aug. 26, 2009, 7:51 a.m.
A free child car seat safety check is being offered on Saturday at Wal-Mart in Airway Heights from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Tue., July 14, 2009, 10:40 a.m.
Spokane sheriff’s deputies and Spokane Valley police will be monitoring traffic at seven locations through this month to increase enforcement and public awareness of child safety restraint laws.
Mon., July 13, 2009
A child’s death in a crash is something Spokane police Officer Teresa Fuller works hard to prevent. She has spent many Saturdays crawling into cars, trucks and vans during car …
Wed., April 29, 2009
Given Washington state’s historic role in establishing child booster seat requirements, it was especially distressing to read that the law was ignored in Thursday’s crash involving two city-owned vans transporting …
Sat., April 25, 2009
Although the city-owned vans involved in a crash in northeast Spokane on Thursday were equipped with booster seats, none of the children was buckled into one, police said. Six of …
Fri., April 24, 2009, 4:37 p.m.
Although the city-owned vans involved in a crash in northeast Spokane on Thursday were equipped with booster seats, none of the children was buckled into one, police said.
Sun., April 19, 2009, 7:27 p.m.
Spokane law enforcement officers found scores of child safety-restraint violations in March during the first stage of a program to improve compliance with the law.
Fri., March 20, 2009, 7:25 a.m.
Starting today, Spokane police will be putting an emphasis on making sure children are strapped into their car seats properly.
Fri., Feb. 13, 2009
BOISE – An Idaho senator says the state could get federal money to purchase safety seats for low-income families, but the state car seat law would have to be changed. …
Thu., March 27, 2008
Kootenai Health is offering free car seat safety inspections Friday in Post Falls. More than 95 percent of car seats and booster seats inspected at previous events sponsored by Kootenai …