Before heading out in the car with your child.
you might want to double check their car seat.
La Crosse County Health Department held free safety
checks today at Brenengen Auto in West Salem.
The goal is to make sure your car seat is installed
Research finds proper use of car seats reduces the
potential injury to a child in car crash by more than
This isn't the first time the county has held free
safety checks for families..
The department also held safety checks last year.
But after it was done.
what they found was surprising.
For La Crosse county data alone, we got about a 96
mis use race but for nationwide it may be about an
80 percent misuse rate so the rate is very high out
The county is holding another safety check for families
That will also be at Brenegen's Auto in West Salem.