Car Seat Safety

Renown Children’s Hospital’s Car Seat Safety Station

Car-Seat-SafetyThree out of four car seats are installed incorrectly. Protect your children by ensuring they are safely secured in their car seat.

Renown Children’s Hospital’s Car Seat Safety Station, previously known as the Northern Nevada Fitting Station, offers child vehicle safety restraint education, inspection and installation.

What does Nevada law require?

Nevada state law requires those children less than 6 years of age and weighing 60 pounds or less to be secured in an appropriate child restraint system while being transported in a motor vehicle.

When should I visit?

The Car Seat Safety Station requires appointments.

To make an appointment, please call 775-982-2620.

If you are pregnant, we recommend you make an appointment at least two weeks prior to your due date. If your child is advancing to a larger seat or if you have purchased a new car seat, please call for an appointment as soon as possible. Appointments are approximately 30 minutes.

Is there a charge for this service?

Car-Seat-Safety2The Car Seat Safety Station offers a sliding-fee scale for both the installation and the seat costs. You must provide proof of income in order to receive a reduced rate.

Who Staffs the Car Seat Safety Station?

The Car Seat Safety Station is staffed by nationally certified Child Passenger Safety Instructors and trained volunteers.

Protect your child and schedule a car seat inspection at the Car Seat Safety Station by calling 775-982-2620.

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