What We Do

SBS USA Resources

Child Passenger Safety Resources and Technical Materials


Technical Encyclopedia: View explanations related to child passenger safety here!


Manufacturers’ Instructions with Summaries: USB or Online access (free 30-day trial)


Color Pictorial Guide to Child Restraints (Sample)


List of Recalls and Replacement Parts (Sample)


Educational Materials (brochures, posters, and videos, including materials in Spanish and other languages) – Store


“Boosters Are For Big Kids” for the elementary classroom (grades K-3 or 4-5) and families. Contact Us to discuss bringing this child passenger safety program to your elementary school. Curricula


Checkup Form (English) (Spanish)


Safety seat online check form


Child Restraint Manufacturers’ Instructions with Summaries (CRMIS) is a compilation of complete manufacturers’ instructions for all child restraints made in the last 10 years, with summary sheets developed by SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. Summaries for each seat include revised recommendations from manufacturers, minimum and maximum weights, first and last dates made, harness threading, LATCH information, belt path diagrams, identification photos, and more. Sample summary

Color pictorial is a collection of color photos makes it easier to identify child restraints. The photographs are organized by type of safety seat, then alphabetically by manufacturer, and then by appearance. If the manufacturer is known, scroll down to those models. If not, scroll to view all of the safety seats of that type. To help with identification, each photo has a caption with the manufacturer, model name, and years when the product was first made and discontinued. Sample pictorial

List of Recalls and Replacement Parts for Child Restraints is the most current, comprehensive list available. All child restraints made within the last 10 years are listed by manufacturer. This is followed by a list of the child restraints with no recalls in effect. Sample recall list

    • Access to printable list – Order

Law Enforcement Briefing on California Child Restraint Law

This outline was designed for use by Child Passenger Safety Technicians, health educators, and law enforcement training staff. Any presenter should prepare by carefully reviewing the briefing packet. Allow about 20 minutes for the presentation.

    • Briefing packet – Download
    • Brochures: The Perfect Gift – English / Spanish / Order
    • Citation Reminder Cards – SBS USA will send a supply of cards at no cost (one card per officer in the field). To order, contact us.
    • Motivational Photos (laminated posters, 11 x 17”) – View / Order

Safe Rides to Child Care How to drive safety with children of all ages.

Tether Retrofitting (Toyota/Lexus) – Installation Program


California Only

  • California CPS Law Summaries (for parents, traffic safety educators & professionals, Responsibility of Health Dept. and the courts)
  • LA County Safety Seat Distribution Programs (English) (Spanish)


Handouts (English)

List of Handouts

Handouts (Spanish)

Lista de Folletos





Professional Training

Law Enforcement Roll Call Briefings: 20-minute training session for law enforcement officers focused on enforcement of the California child restraint law and best practice in child passenger safety. Includes citation reminder cards for all officers. CONTACT US


National Child Passenger Safety Technician Training: 4-day class leading to certification as a Child Passenger Safety Technician. CONTACT US


Educator Workshops: 8-hour introductory workshop to educate community volunteers, and professionals to teach parent classes and staff community exhibits. Students receive a Reference & Teaching Guide, including extensive program and curriculum resources. Suitable for anyone who works with children and families. CONTACT US


Day Care Provider Training: 1-day workshop on safe transport of preschoolers, including California law, installation and use of safety seats, and best practice in child passenger safety. CONTACT US


Hospital Policy Workshop: 4-hour workshop on legal responsibilities of hospitals and health care providers under the California child restraint law. CONTACT US


Social Worker Training: 1-day workshop introducing basics of child passenger safety and afternoon of selection and installation of safety seats. CONTACT US


Webinars for Nurses, and Head Start Providers. CONTACT US




Community Programs

Speakers’ Bureau: Expert speakers available to give presentations & attend community events to staff exhibits in Los Angeles area. CONTACT US


Safety Seat Checkups: 1-day community events offering safety seat inspections to families and training/certification sign-offs for Child Passenger Safety Technicians. CONTACT US


5-Step Test Events: Community-based, in-vehicle booster seat education available. Designed for children aged 6 –12. CONTACT US


Boosters Are For Big Kids: School-based curricula on the importance of booster seat use. Incorporates classroom and in-vehicle training. Curricula for K – 3 and Grades 4 – 5. CONTACT US


Family Safety in the Car: Class for violators of the safety seat/safety belt laws. Violators are referred by participating courts. CONTACT US


Bucklebear Program: Teachers’ Guide to teaching passenger safety to young children. A comprehensive program for 3 – 5 year olds & their parents. CONTACT US


Ride Safe from the Start: Online education program, in English or Spanish, for first-time expectant parents. CONTACT US


Toyota/Lexus Tether Retrofit Program: Allows owners of pre-2001 Toyota or Lexus vehicles to have one or more tether anchors installed for $5 each. MORE INFORMATION


Education & Training Library: Wide range of educational materials for professionals & the public available for purchase, including materials in 11 languages. Handouts on a wide range of topics also available for free download. CONTACT US