Choosing a Car Seat: What Child Care Providers and Parents Need to Know

Child being buckled into safety seat

Transporting young children safely is an important issue both for parents and for child care providers. If you are a child care provider transporting children, it is your responsibility to work with the parents to ensure that children ride in safe, approved and properly installed child safety seats. 

Each state has specific laws regarding child passenger safety. Check with your specific state to see what the law requires. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has developed recommendations for transporting