Parents and Caregivers

Volunteer with Us

Some of our volunteer duties include:

  • Safety seat checkups
  • Community events
  • Social media
  • Board member

         Contact us to start volunteering!

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Membership/Subscription

Supporting ($50)

Basic ($35)

SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. Newsletter (bi-monthly)

Opportunities to volunteer with us and bring Child Passenger Safety to your community (contact us)

Online Access to List of Recalls and Replacement Parts for Child Restraints 

Email notification of safety seat recalls 

Includes $15 donation to help keep kids safe in the car

Membership expires December 31st. If purchased October 1st or later, membership runs through the following year.

Click here for more membership/subscription options and to sign up.

• Your Membership donation to support our services is tax deductible.
*Membership expires December 31st. If purchased October 1st or later, membership runs through the following year.

          Become a member of SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A.!

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Online Safety Seat Check

Is it a safe product?

  • List of Recalls and Replacement Parts for Child Restraints
    • Click here to find out if your child’s safety seat is recalled, and to get answers to the following questions:
      • What is a child safety seat recall?
      • Does the seat have to be sent back?
      • Can a recalled seat be used?
      • How can a seat be registered?
      • How can I report a problem?
      • How do I check a seat for a recall?
  • Are Used Safety Seats Safe?
    • Click here to learn about the dangers of buying safety seats at garage sales or at thrift stores. Our checklist may help you decide whether to reuse a safety seat.

Is your safety seat a good fit?

  • The best safety seat provides a good fit for your child, your car, and your family. Click here to learn more about what is the “best” safety seat.

Is correctly installed and adjusted?

Handouts

  • Checklist (Heidi)
  • Tip 6 (Heidi)
  • Tether Anchors (Heidi)

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Boosters and Belt-Fit/5-Step Test

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Community Resources

Childcare – Parent Guidelines

Tether Anchor Retrofitting (add icon to make it easier for parents)

  • Allows owners of pre-2001 Toyota or Lexus vehicles to have one or more tether anchors installed for $5 each. More information

Special Transportation Needs

  • For assistance in English call our Helpline 1800-745-7233
  • For assistance in Spanish call 1800-747-7266

Handouts (incl. Materials in Spanish)

  • Are used car seats safe?
    • Evaluation form
  • Why are airbags dangerous for children?
  • Are school buses safe?
  • Dangers of safety belt positioning devices
  • Selecting the appropriate safety seat for your child
  • How long should children ride facing the rear of the car?
  • Warning! Kids at risk from strangulation from loose or unused belts
  • Choosing the safest way for your child to ride
  • Basic Guidelines for transporting children safely
  • Answering concerns about safety belts (ask SMT)
  • Quick Checklist for Safety Seat Misuse
  • Evaluation Form for used safety seats
  • Ideas for PTA groups to promote car safety for children
  • For CA parents
    • Distribution List (LA county)
    • SBS Checkup events
    • CA law (630CA)

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