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Child Passenger Seat Safety

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of accidental injury-related death among children ages 14 and under. In Illinois, 80 percent of child safety seats are not installed correctly. When used and installed correctly, child safety seats can prevent injury and save lives.

Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians can check your child safety seats and help you with proper installation and use.
Free fitting stations in Springfield, Illinois are:
Illinois Secretary of State
Location: South Dirksen Parkway
Driver's License Facility 
Technician: Chris
*By Appointment Only*

Illinois Dept. of Transportation
1st & 3rd Thursdays of the month: 9 am - 3 pm -- no appointment necessary
Location: Green Hyundai Dealership, 2605 N. Dirksen Parkway, Springfield
What kind of car seat should my child use?
The American Academy of Pediatrics updated its recommendations about what type of car seat children should use as they grow up. Current recommendation.
Helpful websites
Child in rear-facing car seat