This is Child Passenger Safety Week, and the Illinois Department of Transportation says guidance is available online this year. Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for young kids, so it’s important that families use the right car seat for their child and install it correctly.

I-dot spokesperson Paul Wappel reminds, it’s the law.

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The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has car seat help for parents and caregivers and you can find the link at https://www.nhtsa.gov/campaign/right-seat

 

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