advertisement

Free car seat inspections offered at State Farm Insurance

Friday, May 6, 2011 | 9:45 a.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — State Farm Insurance will be inspecting child car seats for people Saturday.

Car crashes are the No. 1 cause of death among children and young people, according to a news release from State Farm Insurance. Three out of four car seats nationwide aren't correctly installed, the news release stated. State Farm Insurance is hoping to reverse this trend.

The free event will include a roll-over simulator demonstration, a smokehouse to teach kids about fire safety, a fire truck and a special appearance by McGruff from the police department. State Farm is partnering with University Hospital, Safe Kids Columbia and MoDOT to put on the event.

The event will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the State Farm Insurance Building, 4700 S. Providence Road. If it rains, the event will be held under tents.

 


Like what you see here? Become a member.


Show Me the Errors (What's this?)

Report corrections or additions here. Leave comments below here.

You must be logged in to participate in the Show Me the Errors contest.


Comments

Leave a comment

Speak up and join the conversation! Make sure to follow the guidelines outlined below and register with our site. You must be logged in to comment. (Our full comment policy is here.)

  • Don't use obscene, profane or vulgar language.
  • Don't use language that makes personal attacks on fellow commenters or discriminates based on race, religion, gender or ethnicity.
  • Use your real first and last name when registering on the website. It will be published with every comment. (Read why we ask for that here.)
  • Don’t solicit or promote businesses.

We are not able to monitor every comment that comes through. If you see something objectionable, please click the "Report comment" link.

You must be logged in to comment.

Forget your password?

Don't have an account? Register here.

advertisements