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Posted on: January 26, 2018

Brookhaven Highway Department Offers Free Child Safety Seat Check

Two people help pregnant woman install child car seat

Caption: Brookhaven Highway Department Free Car Seat Inspection to be held Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Setauket Fire Department.

East Setauket, NY – The Brookhaven Highway Department is hosting a free child safety seat check on Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Setauket Fire Department, Station 2, 9 Arrowhead Lane (cross street is Old Town Road), East Setauket, NY 11733.

The Suffolk County Sheriff’s Office, along with certified technicians from the Brookhaven Highway Department, will be on hand to inspect car seats and make sure children are riding in the right car seats for their age and size as they grow.

“In passenger cars, child safety seats reduce the risk of fatal injury by 71 percent for infants and by 54 percent for toddlers,” said Brookhaven Highway Superintendent Daniel P. Losquadro. “Most parents are confident they have correctly installed their child’s car seat but, in most cases (59%), the seat has not been installed correctly. I am proud to provide this free car seat inspection to teach parents and caregivers how to identify the right car seat for a child’s age and size, and how to correctly install and use their seats.”

Inspections are by appointment only; call 631-363-3770 to reserve your spot.


Daniel P. Losquadro - Highway Superintendent

1140 Old Town Road

Coram, NY 11727

Phone 631-451-9200

Fax 631-732-2584

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