Car Seats & Child Passenger Safety
Health Promotion


Car crashes are the leading cause of death among children ages 14 and under. Children need to be properly restrained in car seats or booster seats. In Utah County, 88% of car seats are installed incorrectly.

The following options are available to assist you:

Car Seat Classes:
This is a fun and informative class. It is free to the public, lasts about one hour and fifteen minutes, and is held twice a month at the Utah County Health and Justice Building in room 2601. No appointment or registration is necessary for the class, but you must be on time. This class covers the basics of child passenger safety including: crash tests, correct installation, misuse, height and weight requirements and the different types of car seats. Guaranteed you will learn a lot and be happy you came!

Car Seat Class Schedule

Car Seat Checks:
These are scheduled by appointment. Please call 801-851-7035. Plan on about 30 minutes per seat.  

Resources:
Car seat installation videos available for check out.
Brochures and pamphlets are available upon request.

Car Seat Installation Videos:

How different seat belt systems lock

Install a booster seat

Winter coats and car seats don't mix

Car Seat fact sheet and flyer

"Buckle Up:  Every Ride, Every Time",-Safe Kids Worldwide Research Study (September 2013)

"Is Your Child Always Buckled Up?" - Fact Sheet (September 2013)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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