Local Personal Injury Attorney Brings Awareness to Child Safety
Gordon Gives Over 312 Car Seats to the Baton Rouge, Lafayette & Shreveport Communities
(Baton Rouge, Louisiana) – Local Attorney Gordon McKernan held his 7th Annual Car Seat Giveaway on Friday, April 20, 2018 as a way to educate parents in the Baton Rouge area on the dangers of using expired car seats and the importance of proper installation.
This year Gordon gave away 144 car seats total in Baton Rouge, including 30 to the Spanish community, and also 105 in Lafayette, and 123 in Shreveport.
Participants registered at https://www.getgordon.com/
Gordon continues to stress the importance of child safety through the yearly giveaway. According to Kidsittingsafe & parents.com:
•Many car seats expire after only roughly 6 years
•New car seats should be purchased after any wreck, including small fender benders
•Proper car seats reduce the risk for death of toddlers (1-4 years) in a car accident by 54% 1
•95% of parents make a mistake when installing and using a carseat 2
To learn proper safety seat installation parents can visit:
Louisiana State Police, Troop A in Baton Rouge
Independent Station in Gonzales
The Alliance Safety Council in Baton Rouge