Margaret Goering, Harvey County Health Department’s certified child passenger safety seat technician, inspects a car seat during the Wal-Mart Safety Month activities June 14.


Margaret Goering, Harvey County Health Department’s certified child passenger safety seat technician, inspects a car seat during the Wal-Mart Safety Month activities June 14. The safety check was provided free to parents by the Harvey County Health Department, Harvey County Sherriff’s Office and Newton Medical Center. Since July 2006, Kansas law requires all children shorter than 4 feet, 9 inches or weighing less than 80 pounds to be in an approved car safety seat.