Car seat clinics held once a month

Published on February 9, 2014
Lindsay Reynolds, a child restraint system technician, was showing a family how to properly install a car seat on Saturday.
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NEW GLASGOW – Pictou County Babies to Boosters is working hard to help parents keep their children safe on the road.

Courtney Comeau, president of the organization, says three out of four car seats are installed incorrectly.

That’s why they hold clinics once a month, depending on interest, at the New Glasgow Fire Hall.

Eleven appointments were booked this past Saturday.

Each one takes approximately 45 minutes.

They also work with the RCMP in the summer to do roadside checkpoints, allowing them to see parents that wouldn’t book appointments.

In three hours at a roadside check, they’re often able to work with 30 seats.

They have 13 trained child restraint system technicians, and may be looking for one more in March.

For more information or to book appointments for the clinics or private consultations, email pcbabiestoboosters@hotmail.com