All children under 8 must be buckled into a federally-approved child restraint system when riding in a car.

You can get a free car seat inspection by a certified car seat technician at one of Department of Transportation's (DOT) Safety City locations or at a special free car seat inspection event.

You must make an appointment for all car seat inspections at Safety City locations. Appointments are not required at the special car seat events.

Car Seat and Seat Belt Policies

The Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) is in charge of car seat and seat belt policy. You can get information about those requirements and regulations from the DMV.

Call 311 to make an appointment for a car seat inspection at a Safety City location.

Get information about car seat inspection locations.

Find an event on the Citywide Events Calendar.

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