If you’ve ever fumbled with installing a car seat you may not be shocked to discover that nearly half of car seats are incorrectly installed even though the majority of parents are confident that their car seats are exactly as they should be. When it comes to car seat safety, an incorrectly installed car seat may not protect your child in a collision, and in fact, may make injuries worse.
Car Seat Safety
The good news is that it’s fairly easy for a trained eye to spot car seat installation problems, and the fix is typically a small, quick adjustment. So how can parents find one of these professionals to take a look at how their car seats are installed to ensure their children are as safe as possible? It’s as simple as attending the upcoming Omaha Area Car Seat Check-Up Event brought to you by Great Plains Auto Body in partnership with Children’s Hospital & Medical Center.
- When? February 25th, 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.
- Where? Great Plains Auto Body at 14540 Grover St., Omaha, NE 68144
- What? Certified volunteer car seat technicians inspect and teach you how to safely install your car seat(s).
No appointment is necessary and there is no charge for the inspection. Here are some additional tips for those planning to attend:
- Plan on spending about 30 minutes per car seat with the certified technicians, but expect to wait in line before getting to the tech.
- Bring children, if possible. Expectant parents are welcome.
- Bring a friend/relative to help, if possible.
- Bring the vehicle owner’s and car seat manuals.
It’s definitely worth the time it will take for an inspection; a recent study suggests children are at an increased risk for injury or death resulting from improper car seat usage. Don’t allow a car seat mistake to put your child at risk.
Questions? Call 402-913-2360
Great Plains Auto Body Collision Repair Omaha & Council Bluffs | Omaha auto repair shop
At Great Plains Auto Body, we’re committed to giving you an unmatched level of service. As a company that’s been family owned and operated for more than 25 years, we’re dedicated to treating our customers as we would treat members of our own family. We’ll keep you informed throughout the entire repair process and make sure you’re satisfied when the job is complete. From estimating and detailing to collision repair and paint services, our ASE-certified mechanics and technicians make sure the job is done right and on time.
AUTO BODY REPAIR
Our workmanship is second-to-none when it comes to complete auto body repair. In addition, we have years of experience in aluminum vehicle repair.
PAINTLESS DENT REPAIR
From hail damage to door dings to everything in between, trust the local experts to remove minor dents and get your car into showroom shape.
PAINT MATCHING & REPAIR
Expect outstanding paint work with our computerized mixing system, environmentally friendly water-based paint technology and downdraft paint/bake booths.
Our computerized laser measuring system and Celette fixture bench will return your vehicle’s structure and frame back to factory specifications.
ON-SITE CAR RENTAL
Enterprise Rent-A-Car is conveniently located on-site at both Omaha locations. You’ll be en route to your destination in no time at all.
We have the latest in diagnostic testing technology. This helps us efficiently determine the right path for your auto body repair.
We offer a professional 24-hour towing service at all three locations. We respond quickly, and handle your vehicle safely and securely.
Stay in the loop regarding your auto body repair with our convenient text messaging system. Real-time updates leave your day worry-free.
We have a great relationship with all of the major insurance companies and can help negotiate your claim to your satisfaction.