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Car seat safety needs boost in Digby County, says RCMP

Digby RCMP say area drivers aren't all following the rules for car seat safety.
Digby RCMP say area drivers aren't all following the rules for car seat safety.

DIGBY, NS – RCMP are boosting car seat safety efforts after checkstops in Digby County revealed several cases of children not safely fastened within cars.

The checkstops happened from October 2 to the 4 and were conducted in school zones around Digby County.

The RCMP said they found an alarming amount of children being driven to school not properly fastened in the vehicle.

Six tickets were given out over the three days, with the majority of cases involving children not seated in a car seat of any kind.

The RCMP are stressing it’s the driver’s responsibility to know and understand car seat safety for the children they’re driving.

Checkstops to monitor and enforce safety laws will continue around Digby County.

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