Child Passenger Safety

Buckle Up Every Age, Every Seat, Every Trip

Motor vehicle injuries are a leading cause of death among children in the United States. But many of these deaths can be prevented. Always buckling children in age- and size-appropriate car seats, booster seats, and seat belts reduces serious and fatal injuries by up to 80%.

Birth up to age 2. Buckle children in a rear-facing seat until age 2 or when they reach the upper weight or height limit of that seat.
Using the correct car seat can be a lifesaver
Age 2 until at least age 5. Make sure your child is always buckled in an age- and size-appropriate car seat or booster seat.
Using the correct car seat can be a lifesaver
Make sure your child is always buckled in an age- and size-appropriate car seat or booster seat.
Using a booster seat until seat belts fit properly can be a lifesaver
Make sure your child is always buckled in an age- and size-appropriate car seat or booster seat.
Using a properly fitting seat belt can be a lifesaver