Starting from tomorrow, Friday, Cambridgeshire County Councilâ€™s Road Safety Team is hosting ten child car seat checking clinics across the County.
The free clinics are perfect for those who have ever struggled to fit a child car seat or been confused about which one to buy.
Experts from â€˜The Good Egg In-Car Child Safety Campaignâ€™ will be on hand to give free advice and check peopleâ€™s child car seat.
Matt Staton, Lead Road Safety Officer for Cambridgeshire County Council, said: â€œIn speaking to parents at these events it is evident that a lack of awareness is a big issue for them and they benefit from the help we give. Many parents are unaware that car seats do not necessarily fit all cars, or are unsure of how tightly the seat or harness should be fitted.
â€œThe aim of this campaign in Cambridgeshire is two-fold. We want to help correct any fitting errors, ensuring parents leave the events able to check and re-fit the seat themselves. Also we want to give parents information about child car seats which they can use in purchasing new seats and pass on to friends and family.â€
The clinics kick off tomorrow, Friday, 25 April, at Angel Drove, El, between 11am and 4pm.
There will be a further 10 clinics later in the year to keep up to date with all these events, and others nationally, can be found on the Good Egg Safety website or smart phone app.
Fri 25 Apr 11am-4pm Strikes, Angel Drove, Ely, CB7 4DT
Sat 26 Apr 11am-4pm Funky Funhouse, 8 Mercers Row, Cambridge, CB5 8HY
Fri 09 May 11am-4pm Play 2 Day, The Old Station Yard, Gull Road, Guyhirn PE13 4AA
Sat 10 May 11am-4pm One Leisure Huntingdon, St Peter's Road, Huntingdon, PE29 7DA
Sat 17 May 11am-4pm Cracker Jacks, Foundry Way, Eaton Socon St Neots, PE19 8TR
Sun 18 May 11am-4pm Activity World, Padholme Rd E Peterborough, PE1 5XH
Sat 07 Jun 11am-4pm Co-operative Food, Bridge St, Chatteris, PE16 6RN
Mon 30 Jun 11am-4pm Morrisons, Broad St Cambourne, CB23 6EY
Thu 03 Jul 9:30am - 2:30pm March and District Children's Centre, Cavalry Dr, March, PE15 9EQ
Sat 12 Jul 11am-4pm Tesco, Neil Way, Ramsey PE26 2SB
More information available at http://www.goodeggcarsafety.com/