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Child Passenger Safety

Where You Can Get Your Child Car Seat Checked For Proper Installation

The Colorado Department of Transportation (“CDOT”) provides excellent and comprehensive resources on Child Passenger Safety. They lists and maps of locations of “Inspection Stations” where trained technicians will check your child car seat for proper installation. Some Inspection Stations will also provide car seats at no or reduced cost to families experiencing financial hardship. Educational materials are also provided:

CDOT Child Passenger Safety Home/CarSeatsColorado.com

CDOT Inspection Stations By County

CDOT Inspection Station Map

CDOT Spanish-Available Inspection Station Directory

CDOT Child Passenger Safety Calendar

CDOT Child Passenger Safety Materials

Additional Resources

Safe Kids Denver Metro

West Metro Fire Rescue offers car seat checks by appointment on Fridays for residents of the West Metro Fire Protection District. Click here for more information.

Instructional Videos

The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia provides a good set of videos on Car Seat Safety and installation for children of various ages, and even provides information on use of seat belts during pregnancy.

Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Videos and Information en Español

CDOT Public Service Announcements (Radio)

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