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Child Restraint Event at Rathtrevor Provincial Park

Child in car seatOceanside Community Safety Volunteers partnered with Central Island Traffic, Oceanside RCMP, and the Child Passenger Safety Association of Canada (CPSAC) to assist beach-goers from all over the island with safely transporting their children to and from Rathtrevor last weekend.

The crew were able to assist 71 children under 9 - assuring some parents that they were already transporting their children in a safe and legal manner and assisting 59 other to get their children riding more safely. The team also spoke with 5 children 9 and over about seat belt safety.

Child Passenger Safety Technician Training

Corporal Car SeatDo you have a passion for children and safety? Learn the skills to safely transport children in vehicles and share that knowledge with parents and caregivers at the Parksville Fire Hall from April 26 to 28, 2016.

In this course you will learn about the mechanics of a collision, the legislation governing child restraints and the different stages of child restraint systems and how they work. The course will include hands-on practice so that you will feel comfortable with different methods of installation and guidance on how to help parents and caregivers select and use car seats and booster seats correctly.