Free Car Safety Seat Check Today


Columbia County Sheriff David P. Bartlett announces that the Sheriff’s Office, in conjunction with the Sean’s Run Memorial are planning the 4th annual Child Passenger Safety Seat Check event to take place on Saturday April 13th, 2019 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm in the Price Chopper parking lot, located at 2614 Rt. 66 in Ghent. Parents and caregivers will receive one-to-one installation guidance and safety education from nationally certified child passenger safety technicians at no charge.

Child seats will be provided, (while supplies last), to low-income families who have a need for a child safety seat(s) and meet guidelines set by the New York State Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee.

Guidelines to meet before a child safety seat is provided:

· Applicant must have his or her vehicle present

· Applicant must meet income eligibility requirements;

· Applicant must receive education on child passenger safety;

· Applicant must complete the manufacturer’s warranty card;

· Applicant must sign an agreement form and waiver of liability form.

You can call a certified child passenger safety technician at (518) 828-3344 for more information or visit the Columbia County Sheriff’s Office website at

To learn more about child passenger safety or to find a technician or an inspection station at any time, go to, click on the child passenger safety icon, and then click on the Fitting/ Inspection Station link or go to .

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