Crossgates Car Seat Checks Reveal Alarming Results
Crossgates Mall held a child car seat check over the weekend and you may be incredibly surprised by the results they found here in the Capital Region.
Albany County Sheriff's deputies were at Crossgates Mall over the weekend checking the safety of child car seats in the Capital Region, according to News10. Dozens of parents came to find out about the security of their children day-in and day-out as they're driving around. They, in total, checked 85 car seats for local families.
According to the Sherriff's Office, out of the 85 car seats they checked, only one seat was installed correctly. They even had to replace five car seats that were either recalled or damaged. In total, over the last 10 years, Albany County Sheriff's have checked over 1300 car seats and out of all of those, only 40 were properly installed.
If you have any questions about the safety of your car seat, reach out to your local police department and make an appointment to make sure your seat is installed properly.