CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. — The Erie County Sheriff's Office hosted a vehicle safety event on Saturday.
The sheriff's office said during the event, steering wheel locking devices would be distributed to Kia owners. There was also be free check car seats for all parents and guardians.
The event began at 9 a.m. but the sheriff's office 15 minutes later said it ran out of steering wheel locking devices.
"We have handed out all the steer wheel locking devices that we received for Kia owners but we are still hosting a car seat check," less than an hour into the event.
The sheriff’s office said it received steering wheel locks from Kia Motors and there are a limited number of steering wheel locks available, and the devices will be distributed to eligible owners only on a first-come, first-serve basis.
- 2011 – 2021 Kia vehicles with key start ignition;
- The vehicle must be present;
- Proof of Erie County residency
- One per vehicle.
Drivers will need to enter the Harlem Road entrance, and employees will be on hand to direct traffic. People are asked not to line up on Harlem Road due to traffic safety issues.