Tag Archives: child passenger

Free child seat installation at Aptos/La Selva Fire Sept. 28

Dear Street Smarts, Q: Parking near schools is an issue on Redwood Drive in Boulder Creek, too. The back of Boulder Creek Elementary School butts up against the man’s home I caregive for. He feels extremely unsafe, as parents drive through … Continue reading

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Ford recalls 5,600 vehicles due to child safety concerns

Ford is recalling 5,675 vehicles because the rear left door child lock was built incorrectly, allowing it to be opened from the inside, increasing the risk of injury to an unrestrained child. The vehicles impacted by the recall are the … Continue reading

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Child passenger safety highlighted Saturday

This week is National Seat Check Child Passenger Safety Week and to commemorate, local agencies will host a child seat inspection and installation event Saturday. The Safe Kids Chapter of Santa Cruz County and Aptos/La Selva Fire Department are teaming … Continue reading

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‘Seat Check Saturday’ Highlights Child Passenger Safety Week

This week, the Street Smarts Blog will feature articles written by guest bloggers from local transportation-related agencies and organizations. Topics include safety information about sidewalks and pedestrian issues from the Santa Cruz County Regional Transportations Commission, “Sharrows” and cycling issues … Continue reading

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