Occupant Protection for Pregnant Women

If you're pregnant you should still continue to wear your seat belt through all stages of your pregnancy. It is the single most effective thing you can do to protect yourself and your unborn child in a crash. Make sure you know how to position your seat and seat belt to maximize safety for you and your baby. Click on the link below for more information:

Child Passenger Safety in Vehicles

Whether you're the family driver, neighborhood carpool, or backup babysitter, whenever you're on the go everyone in your vehicle must buckle up. That means kids are in a car seat, booster seat or seat belt that's appropriate for their size, and you buckle up, too. Kids follow the leader, so be sure safety starts with you.

What is the Best Car Seat?

  1. The seat that fits your child’s age, size and developmental levels.
  2. The seat that fits your vehicle.
  3. The seat that you will use correctly each time.
Is you child in the right car seat?

For more information on child passenger safety, click on the links below:

Still have questions about correctly installing your child’s car seat?

Find a car seat inspection station near you: www.kansascarseatcheck.org or a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician at http://cert.safekids.org.

Car Seat

Become a certified Child Passenger Safety (CPS) Technician – visit cert.safekids.org or contact KTSRO at 800-416-2522, or visit www.ktsro.org for classes being offered in Kansas.

Few teens and preteens ever think about the rules of the road or how to drive safely until they’re just about to start driving. For something as important as driving, we want your kids to get a head start. Here are a few ways to provide teens and preteens with the tools and support they need to make responsible choices before they are ready to drive or ride with other young, new drivers.

We live busy lives, and our cars are an important part of making it all happen. A little information and a few simple steps, you can keep your children safe and sound in and around cars from the time they’re in their first car seat to the time they get behind the wheel. Click on the links below for safety tips.