Car crashes are the leading cause of death of children in the world. Unfortunately, more than half of the children who die in collisions are not properly restrained in child safety seats. According to Safe Kids, a national organization promoting car seat safety, 95 percent of car seats are installed incorrectly. The East Peoria Fire Department offers free car seat check 1-4 p.m. June 6 at the Central Fire Station, 201 W. Washington St. Parents and caregivers can make sure their car seats are properly installed in vehicles. There will be also Nationally-trained child passenger safety technicians will to educate parents on proper installation of car seats and best practice guidelines. More information here.