Closer Look Wrap Up 9/18/13
Today on Closer Look we talked with a TXDOT official about how they are now offering free child safety seat inspections. Officials say more than a third of children are secured incorrectly in a car seat or not at all and three out of four car seats are not installed properly. TXDOT offers free car seat safety checks by appointment at the Odessa TXDOT office.
Keep Odessa Beautiful is kicking off a campaign in October to help up the city. October 5th is this year’s Make A Difference Day. The entire family is welcome to help clean up the growing trash problem in the city. The event is from 9 am to 12 pm. Call 432-335-4686 to sign up.
The long debate about violence in video games intensifies with the release of the new Grand Theft Auto video game. The game depicts some scenes of torture. A psychologist sat down with us and explained how parents really need to be mindful of what games children are playing and there is no need to play violent games. The bottom line not all video games are bad but need to be monitored by parents and played in moderation.