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Car Seat Safety & Car Seat Installation for families in Philadelphia & Delaware.Car Seat Safety Help

According to NHTSA : Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for children between the ages of 2 and 14. And though 96 percent of parents and caregivers believe their child safety seats are installed correctly, research shows that seven out of 10 children are improperly restrained. We can help make sure you're not part of that statistic!
 
Online Help:
Click to try out this new interactive tool from Safe Kids Worldwide: 



Here is a link with car seat safety info from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia.

this link, from PA Traffic Injury Prevention Project is very useful.
  
For morepersonalized help,  check out our other options:
Free Car Seat Inspection: 
If you'd like a FREE car seat check - several organizations have teamed up to provide car seat inspections and teach parents how to properly install child safety seats. Here is a link of all the routine sites/times in the region. Our CPST will routinely assist at some of those events.  
 
Also, stay tuned to our Facebook page - for announcements of free special event & fundraiser car seat checks.
 
What to bring to an inspection: 
Your child safety seat, any accsessories and attachments that came with it, the car seat installation instructions/manual, your vehicle owner's manual and, if possible, the child who will be using the seat.
Car Seat Safety Class: 
Facilitated by our Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician, this class is about an hour in length and provides information on:
  • Selecting the right seat. Which is the best seat for your child? Which is the best location in the car for your child?
  • Properly securing the child in the car seat.
  • Tips and guidelines for installing the car seat into the vehicle.
  • Common car seat errors and solutions.
  • Changing seats as your child grows. When is the right time to switch your child from rear facing to forward facing? From forward facing to booster? From booster to seat belt?