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Booster seat giveaway celebrates children safety

Krista Hostetler

Booster seat giveaway celebrates children safety

CREATED Jul. 3, 2013

Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- It's Red, White & Booster Day. Safe Kids has teamed up with the Pinball Hall of Fame to give away free booster seats to some families on Wednesday.

It's all in an effort to celebrate safety.

Car crashes are the leading cause of death of children 14 and younger.

The director of Safe Kids said there are a lot of kids that are put in seat belts prematurely, so they are hoping this event raises awareness.

"Booster seats are very important. It boosts the child up to where the seat belt can fit them the proper way," said Jeanne Marsala, Safe Kids.

Marsala said kids should be in a booster seat when they are between 40 to 80 pounds.