Choosing the right safety seat for your infant and child:
The type of seat your child needs depends on several things, including your child's age, size, and the type of vehicle you have.
Check out Mass.gov for car seat overview and for more information on selecting and installing car seats.
Car Seat Inspections
At Mass.gov you can find the nearest car seat inspection site in your area. This link includes a map of all certified Child Passenger Safety inspection sites in Massachusetts, including those with technicians who speak Spanish or who are certified to help children with special healthcare needs.
Keeping children safe in and around your vehicle:
Find out how to keep your child safe in and around your vehicle. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration offers prevention tips and information about vehicle features to avoid rollaway, backover, heatstroke, and other dangers to children.
Keeping Kids Safe
Safety Tips at Safe Kids Worldwide
Safe Kids Worldwide is a go-to source for safety information and safety tips. On this site, you'll find tips from top safety experts on everything you need to keep kids of any age safe from preventable injuries. They've organized all of their information in a variety of ways, from age of your child to risk area to space and place an injury might occur. Don't forget to share this information with family and friends, because when it comes to keeping kids happy, active and safe, we're all in it together!
Check out NetSmartz Workshop, an interactive and educational program of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children. NetSmartz provides age-appropriate resources to help teach children how to be safer on- and offline.