The Wyoming Highway Patrol and Laramie County Fire District #2 will be hosting a free child seat safety check event this Saturday, Jan. 9.

The event will take place at LCFD#2 Station #1 at 5800 N. College Drive from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

"Child seats will be available at no cost on a limited basis," the patrol said in a news release. "Troopers and firefighters will also be checking for proper installation if you currently have a child seat but are unsure if it is installed correctly."

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 59 percent of car seats are not installed correctly.

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