Car Seat Recommendations

As a parent, it is your job to protect your child when riding in a vehicle. Using car seats properly helps keep children safe. But with so many different types of car seats on the market, understanding how to use them correctly can be overwhelming for parents.

What is the law?

  • Child Occupant Protection Law  RSA 265:107-a  Effective January 1, 2014 All children under age 7 or 57 inches (whichever is reached first) must use a properly fastened and secured child safety seat. Children under age 18 must be properly restrained in a motor vehicle including a car, pickup truck or SUV.

The 4 Stages of Seat Safety, Installation Guides, and FAQ's!

Child Passenger Safety at Dartmouth Health Children's 

Tips for installing a child safety seat properly

How do I get my child's safety seat checked?  Contact a Child Passenger Safety Inspection Station to schedule an appointment.