Car Seat 101. What you need to know to keep your child safe. Image of a mother buckling up a child into a rear facing car seat.

We know that keeping your kids safe when you’re on the road is your top priority. We also understand that choosing the right type of car seat for your child and ensuring its proper installation can feel overwhelming.  

That’s why the Massachusetts Highway Safety Division (HSD), in partnership with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Child Passenger Safety instructors and technicians across the state, have come together to connect parents and caregivers with the resources and information they need to keep their kids safe while driving.

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If you have any questions, you can make an appointment at a Car Seat Inspection Site or call the MA Child Passenger Safety Information Line at (877) 392-5956.