Car Seat Transitions: When to make the change

Many parents have questions about when to transition their child from one stage of car seat use to the next. BuckleUpNC has created resources to address the common questions for each transition – Rear-facing to forward-facing, car seat to booster, and booster to seat belt.

UNC HSRC Car Seat Recall List

The UNC Highway Safety Research Center maintains list of recalls covering current and older car seats. This list is intended for use as a resource for Certified Child Passenger Safety Technicians and Child Passenger Safety Programs as they assist parents and other caregivers.

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.


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