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Posted on: May 23, 2023

City to host car seat inspection event at Children’s Discovery Museum

A man in a Victoria Fire Department polo crouches near a car seat and consults a checklist.

PHOTO #1: Kevin Lamprecht with the Victoria Fire Department reviews a checklist during a car seat inspection event hosted by the City of Victoria in 2022 at the Victoria Community Center.

PHOTO #2: The City of Victoria partnered with the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Golden Crescent and Texas A&M AgriLife Extension in 2021 to host a traffic safety event featuring an impaired driving simulator and other hands-on activities. The City will partner with the museum again May 26 for a car seat inspection event.

Caregivers can learn about best practices for child safety seats and find out whether their children are buckled up properly at the City of Victoria’s upcoming car seat inspection event in partnership with the Children’s Discovery Museum of the Golden Crescent.

A child operates a driving simulator that includes a screen and a steering wheel controllerThe car seat inspection event will be 1-4 p.m. May 26 at the Children’s Discovery Museum, 1205 Sam Houston Drive. The inspections are part of the museum’s Super Summer Bash, which will feature local vendors, vintage-themed activities and the museum’s new signature ice cream.

Car seat inspections are free. Residents are encouraged to register in advance to help staff prepare for the event. To register, visit

The City’s certified child passenger safety technicians will teach caregivers about best practices they might not be aware of, including how to use the seat belt or LATCH (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) systems in their vehicles and how to install car seats according to safety standards for their specific seats and vehicles. 

Each caregiver must bring the child and the child’s car seat to the event.

The court plans to continue partnering with nonprofits to host car seat inspections in accessible locations. To partner with the court to host an outreach event, visit   

For more information about Municipal Court programs and services, visit

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