Buckle Babies owner and operator Erica Sejberg does a car seat inspection to one of the many vehicles that visited the free inspection or installation Saturday at the Canadian Tire in North Red Deer. The event was organized by Red Deer RCMP to kickoff occupant restraint safety month. (Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff)

PHOTOS: Free car seat checks

Red Deer RCMP officers and qualified child safety seat inspectors gave free car seat inspections Saturday afternoon.

The car seat checks were done at Canadian Tire (6380 50 Ave) Saturday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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A driver is responsible to ensure all passengers under 16 are properly secured using either a seatbelt or child safety seat. All children under the age of six, whose weight does not exceed 18 kg (40 lb.), must be properly restrained in a child safety seat.

The penalty for failing to wear a seatbelt, improper use of a seatbelt or failing to secure a child weighing less than 18 kg in a car seat is $155.



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Buckle Babies owner and operator Erica Sejberg does a car seat inspection to one of the many vehicles that visited the free inspection or installation Saturday at the Canadian Tire in North Red Deer. The event was organized by Red Deer RCMP to kickoff occupant restraint safety month. (Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff)

Red Deer RCMP to kicked off occupant restraint safety month Saturday with a free event where parents and guardians could have car seats inspected or installed at the Canadian Tire in North Red Deer. (Photo by SEAN MCINTOSH/Advocate staff)

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