Please see the following regarding a change to Florida State Statutes regarding Child Restraints:
316.613 Child restraint requirements —
(1)(a) Every operator of a motor vehicle as defined in this section, while transporting a child in a motor vehicle operated on the roadways, streets, or highways of this state, shall, if the child is 5 years of age or younger, provide for protection of the child by properly using a crash-tested, federally approved child restraint device.
1. For children aged through 3 years, such restraint device must be a separate carrier or a vehicle manufacturer’s integrated child seat.
2. For children aged 4 through 5 years, a separate carrier, an integrated child seat, or a child booster seat may be used.
The Lake Mary Police Department is a participating agency in the Safe Kids Seminole County Coalition. Their mission is to provide education, programs, and awareness about preventable injuries in an effort to keep our community’s children safe from injury.
CAR SEAT FITTINGS
The Lake Mary Police Department provides car seat fittings. Please contact Officer Rebekah Matviak at (407) 585-1305 or email@example.com for more information.
CHILD RESTRAINT SEAT EDUCATION COURSE
The Education Course on Child Restraint Seats is offered the 1st Friday of the month (except for July 3rd) from 1:00pm-3:00pm at the Lake Mary Police Department. These classes are by appointment only, and you must receive a confirmation call before an appointment is guaranteed. Please contact Sgt. Tony Seda at (407) 585-1316 to schedule an appointment.