Use a Seatbelt and Wear it Right!

With few exceptions, North Carolina law requires all people in a car (including the back seat!) to be properly buckled up. For older kids and adults this means using a seatbelt and wearing it right. But what does “wearing it right” really mean? Read about the correct way to position a seatbelt and learn how to determine when your child is ready to ride without a booster seat.

Choosing and Using Car Seats

When it comes to choosing a car seat for your child there is no single number – age, height, or weight – to determine the best option. Read about recommendations for keeping your child safe when riding in the car.

Find a Car Seat Checking Station Near You!

North Carolina has locations throughout the state where parents can go to have their car seats and seat belts checked to be sure they are installed and used correctly.


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