City of Knoxville, TN

01/03/2020 | News release | Archived content

Child Safety Seat Checkpoint January 11, 2020

The Knoxville Police Department will conduct a free child car seat checkpoint on Saturday, January 11, 2020 from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at 917 E. Fifth Avenue.

According to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration (NHTSA), 80% of all child restraints are used incorrectly.

During the KPD checkpoint, child car seats will be checked by a certified car seat technician.

The technicians will provide instructions and demonstrate the correct way to install your child's car seat.

Directions from I-40: Take exit 389 (Broadway - Hall of Fame Drive exit), Take Hall of Fame Drive toward downtown, Go 0.4 of a mile and turn left onto East Fifth Avenue at the Fraternal Order of Police Building, go 0.1 of a mile and turn left into the parking lot after going under the railroad trestle.

For more information please call 865-215-7103.

Future child safety seat checkpoints will be held on these dates:

February 8, 2020
March 14, 2020
April 11, 2020
May 9, 2020
June 13, 2020
July 11, 2020
August 8, 2020
September 12, 2020
October 10, 2020
November 14, 2020
December 12, 2020

Learn more about the Knoxville Police Department at www.knoxvilletn.gov/kpd.