Keeping your kids safe and in your sights this Summer is becoming easier with the help of the Illinois Tollway and Illinois State Police District 15.
K.I.S.S. stands for Kids Identification and Safety Seat. The project gives parents and caregivers free ID cards and inspects child safety seats.
80-percent of safety seats in Illinois are installed improperly according to the ISP. Certified child passenger safety technicians were on hand at the Discovery Museum Center in Rockford on Saturday to ensure seats were properly installed.
Also, 2100 children a day are reported missing in the U.S. That's why having an ID card with updated height and weight of your child is so important.
K.I.S.S. events continue throughout the summer, including:
Friday, June 14 Jewel-Osco, Alsip 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday, June 18 Jewel-Osco, Villa Park 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, June 29 IKEA Bolingbrook 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Friday, July 5 Chicago Southland Lincoln Oasis 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday, July 6 Kohl Children's Museum, Glenview 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday, July 13 Discovery Center Museum, Rockford 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Thursday, July 18 Jewel-Osco, Glendale Heights 2 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Saturday, July 27 DuPage Children's Museum, Naperville 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday, August 3 IKEA Schaumburg 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Saturday, September 21 Tollway Family Safety Fair, Downers Grove 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more information about K.I.S.S. events, visit the Tollway's web site at http://www.illinoistollway.com/state-police/safety-and-education/kiss-events
Tollway video of fingerprinting for kids' identification cards is available at http://youtu.be/Z7XLfDaFdqE
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