PROTECTING YOUR MOST PRECIOUS CARGO

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186987

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SCRIPT: Newsbreak, I'm T.K. Anderson. Today's cars are safer than ever before, but how are parents doing when it comes to securing their most precious cargo? Julie Kleinert is a safety engineer at General Motors. CUT: (Kleinert) While many parents are doing the right thing and going out and buying car seats for their children, studies show that 3 out of 4 car seats are still installed incorrectly. SCRIPT: Wes Bender is with the advocacy group, Safe Kids USA. He says they're conducting car seat checkup events around the country in partnership with GM Foundation. CUT: (Bender) They'll weigh and measure the child, check the height and weight, and their age because that all gets into- comes into play with the proper seat for that child. They'll inspect the seat, make sure it's free of recalls that it's appropriate for that child and they'll educate the parents and caregivers on the proper technique for installing that seat into the vehicle as well as securing the child into that seat. SCRIPT: To learn more or find the nearest check-up event, log onto Safe-kids-dot-org. That's Newsbreak from GM. I'm T.K. Anderson.
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