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Car Seat Safety

Need to have your car seat checked for safety? Find a fitting station near you: Utah Car Seat Inspection Stations


Click the image to download this car seat flyer from Primary Children’s Hospital

Be Smart About Car Seats

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Pregnancy and seat belts

For detailed information on car seats, booster seats, and Utah’s laws, visit clickit.utah.gov

For Child Passenger Safety Training click here.

Car Seat Checks

Utah’s Seat Belt Law: ALL passengers must wear seat belts in all seating positions, and children up to age 8 must be properly restrained in a car seat or booster seat.

Remember, seat belts save lives. If you or anyone in your vehicle aren’t properly restrained, you can be issued a $45 citation.

NOTE: The time to transition your child out of a booster seat and into a seat belt usually comes when the child is between 8 and 12 years old. Keep your children in booster seats until they outgrow the size limits of the booster seats or are big enough to fit properly in seat belts.

And remember, children under 13 should ride in the back seat for maximum safety!

Additional Resources:

Parents Central – From Car Seats to Car Keys: Keeping Kids Safe

Get your car seats inspected by a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician near you

For more information, please contact

Kerilee Burton, Child Passenger Safety Technician-Instructor
Occupant Protection Program Specialist
Utah Highway Safety Office