Programs & Materials
Government, research and materials websites:
American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
Leading organization for recommendations.
Carseat.org's Online Recall Listing
Easy to read format
Center for Injury Research and Prevention at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP)
CHOP is currently the leading research facility on Child Passenger Safety in the United States
Centers for Disease Control and Injury Prevention
Color Pictoral Guide to Car Seats
Don't know what you've got? Go here to find out.
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS)
Studies on Booster seats, video and advice
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)
Parents can find child seat ratings, recall information and child seat fitting stations here.
NHTSA's Online Defect Reporting Form
Need to report a problem with your car seat? Go here.
NHTSA's Online Recall Listing
Need to know if your car seat has been recalled?
NHTSA's Position Statement
Child Restraint Re-use After a Crash
Safe Kids USA
Safe Kids Wolrdwide, a global network of organizations whose mission is to prevent accidental childhood injury. Click here to watch video
Lots of good, reproducible materials
Find a car seat inspection location
The Ad Council - Child Passenger Safety
NHTSA's partnership with the Ad Council has created ready to use advertising.
Vermont Governor's Highway Safety Program (GHSP)
The Governor's Highway Safety Program facilitates and supports, with federal grants, a statewide network to promote safe driving behavior on the highways.
Personal websites with good, solid information:
Car Seat Blog
Car Seat Site
Best installation videos around
Carseat Measurements and Data
The Car Seat Lady
Baby Bargains Board - Places to Go - Car Seats
BabyCenter Car Seat Questions Page
Retail outlet, but great place to look at a lot of different special needs seats for comparison.
Automotive Safety Program - Riley Hospital
Obese Children and Car Safety Seats (AAP)
Special Travel Needs from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Flying with children – Turbulence Kills:
Child Safety on Airplanes
FAA Brochure - Childproof your Flight
Flying with Children - A blog
Jet with Kids
Kids Fly Safe - Cares vest
An alternate solution to bringing a car seat on a plane
National Traffic Safety Board
Great video on flying with your kids
TSA's Traveling with Children
US Dept. of Transportation's Aviation Complaint Page
Have a problem on a flight? Report it here.
Car Seat Manufacturers – not a complete listing:
Dorel Juvenile Group
Dorel, Cosco, Eddie Bauer, Maxi Cosi & Safety 1st brands.
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