SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. is the national, non-profit organization dedicated solely to child passenger
safety. Our mission is to help reduce the number of serious and fatal traffic injuries suffered by
children by promoting the correct, consistent use of safety seats and safety belts. Founded in 1980,
SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. is nationally recognized for program excellence, training, and up-to-date
technical materials. We provide consultation to advocates, parents, business leaders, the media,
and professionals working in the fields of health care, traffic safety, social service, and education.
SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. is known for its history of technical excellence; for recognizing the needs of
children and families; for being inclusive in our outlook; and for teaching those who can reach into
We have received awards reflecting this over the years. From the 1983 Award
for Public Service from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to our Executive Director to
the most recent one, inclusion in the initial Hall of Fame devised by the Manufacturers Alliance for
Child Passenger Safety in 2017. We have had national impact by changing and preserving federal
regulations, through petition and through Congress, which continues to benefit children everywhere;
by working to craft and improve state legislation and offering statewide services to help advocates in
California through our hands-on programs, such as our Educator Workshops and Speakers’ Bureau,
some of which were presented throughout the U.S., and our at national and state conferences since
In addition, we manage the national tether anchor retrofit program for Toyota/Lexus to enable
families with older vehicles to have them retrofitted without paying the typical charges from dealers
but receiving the service underwritten by Toyota/Lexus. The program, started in 2008, serves
customers in every state but Hawaii.
SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. is proudly focused on technical results so we are not swayed by donations or
other support to tout a particular product or company.