South Elgin business to host state trooper in car seat safety program

SOUTH ELGIN – Car seat inspections and safety information will be provided from 9 a.m. to noon July 13 at Honest1 Auto Care  of South Elgin at 660 N. La Fox St.

More than 90% of car seats are installed improperly, according to a news release. State trooper Elizabeth Clausing will lead the safety event and provide tips to parents and drivers.

Clausing will walk attendees through different types of car seats, and provide tips on how to manage multiple kids in the car, where car seats should go, and how to install them. She also will cover how to inspect a car seat to make sure it is not expired or recalled.

Honest1 Auto of South Elgin will have a technician there to help with additional safety demonstrations, in addition to offering Popsicles and coloring activities for kids.

For more information about the free event, visit