Effective Immediately – March 25, 2020 (Dover, Del.) – Governor John Carney ordered all non-essential businesses to close by Tuesday morning, March 24, 2020, at 8 a.m. and for all Delawareans to stay at home whenever possible to help fight the spread of COVID-19. As a safety precaution for customers and staff, the Delaware Office of […]
Did you know that 4 out of every 5 car seats are not installed properly? For caregivers, it’s not always easy to know how to correctly secure a child in a car seat, or how to fit the seat into the car. That’s why Delaware is joining the rest of the nation to promote awareness during National Child Passenger Safety Week, September 14-20.
It’s not always easy to know how to correctly secure children in car seats in all types of vehicles. Three out of four parents in Delaware do not install their child’s car seat properly. So one week each year, Delaware and the rest of the nation celebrate National Child Passenger Safety Awareness Week. This special week, September 15th – 21st, is dedicated to promoting the correct and consistent use of child safety seats. Children using incorrectly installed car seats face dramatically increased rates of death and injury in the event of a crash.