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Winter Coats Dangerous For Kids In Car Seats

While it may seem appropriate to bundle your kids up during the winter months, parents are being reminded that bulky winter coats pose a danger to kids in car seats. Winter coats should never be worn underneath a car seat harness, as the material of the coat can compress in a crash, leaving the harness straps too loose to be effective. Car crashes are a leading cause of death nationwide for children under the Continue reading

Make Sure Your Children Are Properly Restrained

cps-weekThe Colorado Department of Transportation and the State Patrol are participating in National Child Passenger Safety Week which started yesterday and will run through Saturday. As part of the week CDOT is raising awareness about child passenger safety laws and the importance of properly protecting children with booster seats and seat belts. Last year in Colorado eight children under the age of 12 died in car crashes. 6 of the 8 that Continue reading

Law Enforcement Warns Parents to Buckle Kids Up Properly

carseatColorado law officers are warning parents to buckle up their children after a statewide seat belt patrol issued numerous tickets because kids weren’t in car seats or seat belts. Authorities say they wrote about 1,300 seat belt citations. The state transportation department partnered with the Colorado State Patrol and about 50 local law Continue reading

Pregnancy Center to Hold Fundraiser

YAMPA-VALLEY-PREGNANCY-CENTThe Yampa Valley Pregnancy Center will hold their annual Dessert Night fundraiser March 15th. The guest speaker for the night is free-lance artist, designer, calligrapher, and signwriter, Susan Chermack. Chermack’s main area of work has been mural painting for the United States Air Force Academy. She has produced over 60 projects and paintings for the Academy including a 40 foot mural in the Press Box. For the past 8 Continue reading