Free Child Car Seat Check Service Returns To Tralee

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THE Road Safety Authority’s ‘Check it Fits’ Service returns to Kerry next month.

Research from the RSA service, which checks child car seats and restraints nationwide for free, has revealed that 4 out of 5 child car seats are incorrectly fitted nationwide.

On the service’s most recent visit to Kerry 2017 190 seats were checked.

Since October 2013, the RSA’s ‘Check it Fits’ Service has checked over 32,000 child car seats and restraints in Ireland.

To help address this problem, the RSA ‘Check it Fits’ service will be visiting venues in Kerry where child car seat installation experts will be available to ensure car seats and restraints are correctly fitted.

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The service takes between 10-15 minutes, is free of charge and offers parents and guardians reassurance that their child is safe while travelling in the car.

If your child’s car seat or restraint is incorrectly fitted, the ‘Check it Fits’ experts will advise on how to fix the problem, demonstrate how to fit the restraint correctly and answer any queries participants might have to avoid potential serious or fatal injury in the event of a collision

The service comes to the car park at SuperValu Rock Street, Tralee, on Wednesday, June 6 from 10.00am – 5.30pm.

It also comes to Deerpark Retail Park, Killarney on Thursday, June 7 from 10.00am – 5.30pm and SuperValu, Church Street, Castleisland on Friday 8 June 8 from 10.00am – 5.30pm.

For more information on Check it Fits and for an up-to-date schedule of upcoming road shows, visit

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