A car seat safety check event will be held at the Visions Veterans Memorial Arena in Binghamton next week.

County officials say the event will be from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 18th and no appointments are necessary. Certified child passenger safety technicians will be on hand to examine child safety seats, and there will be free educational materials available as well.

Seat checks will be conducted on a first come-first serve basis. Those interested in having a seat checked should bring the seat(s), their child(ren), the vehicle the seat(s) is/are being used in, and the vehicle and car seat manuals, if available.

For more information, contact the Broome County Traffic Safety Program at 607-778-2807.