Upcoming ‘Check it Fits’ Service dates in County Donegal.


Since October 2013, the RSA’s ‘Check it Fits’ Service has checked over 4,000 child car seats and restraints in Ireland. Of these, 83% required some adjustment. Worryingly, 79% of seats required a major adjustment, of which 3% were deemed not fit for purpose and condemned, meaning they could have caused injury or even death in the event of a collision.


The ‘Check it Fits’ Service is a full-time, nationwide, free expert service which aims to put parent’s, grandparent’s and guardian’s minds at ease that their child’s car seat is safely and securely fitted in their car. The service is quick, it’s easy, it’s free and will be in Donegal, where our experts will advise on how to fix any problem, demonstrate how to fit the restraint correctly and answer any queries participants might have.


This free service will be visiting the following locations in Donegal in February 2015:


Supermarket Street Name Town Date Time
Centra Mountain Top Letterkenney 10th  February 10.00am – 5.30pm
SuperValu  Cockhill Rd Buncrana 11th February 10.00am – 5.30pm
SuperValu Navenny Shopping Centre Ballybofey 12th February 10.00am – 5.30pm
SuperValu The Glebe  Donegal Town 13th February 10.00am – 5.30pm


We would be delighted if you could help us to raise awareness of child safety in cars by letting colleagues, friends, family members and any other relevant contacts know about our upcoming visit to Donegal. We have included some posters which may be useful for promoting the ‘Check it Fits’ Service in your workplace and local community also.


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