Manchester, KY - The Manchester Police Department is reporting that MPD and the Cumberland Valley ADD Board have partnered together to give away 30 booster seats for children that are currently needing to transition into a booster seat.
The booster seat giveaway will be at the Manchester Police Department on Friday March 4, 2016 between 11:00 A.M. and 1:00 P.M.
Individuals will be showed on how to properly install booster seats in their vehicle.
House bill 315 requires that children younger than 8 or under 57 inches tall to be secured in a booster seat.
Boosters are intended to lift the child up off the vehicle seat to improve the fit of the adult lap and shoulder seatbelt.
The Cumberland Valley Area Development District serves:
Bell, Clay, Harlan, Jackson, Knox, Laurel, Rockcastle, and Whitley Counties in Kentucky
The purpose of the Area Development District (ADD) is to improve the quality of life in the Cumberland Valley by promoting economic development to provide basic facilities essential to the stimulation of business, manufacturing, services, tourism and commercial activities; and through efforts promoting human resource development to improve health, welfare and education systems within the eight county area; and provide a forum for elected officials and citizens to reach a consensus and establish local-state-federal partnerships to seek a coordinated solution to problems.