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Officials make sure kids' car seats are safe and secure
Parents receive help with installation in vehicles
Georgia State Trooper David Snyder tells Raymond Day that child safety seats should not move when they are strapped in during the Safe Kids educational course and seat check Friday at the Hall County Health Department in Gainesville. Day’s wife is expecting twins. - photo by J.K. Devine
Correctly installing a child car seat can be a confusing task. Complicated tether systems, adjustable parts and convertible booster seats are sometimes difficult to understand and often lead to misuse, which can put children in danger. “About 96 percent of these seats we check in Hall County are installed incorrectly,” said Kim Martin, coalition coordinator for Safe Kids Gainesville/Hall County.