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Car seat safety

Want to learn how to install your child’s car safety seat for free? Trained technicians will teach you. We also check for recalls and the best fit for your child's size and age.

Trained safety technicians will check your child’s car seat for:

  • Correct installation.
  • Recalls and damage.
  • Best fit for weight, height and age.

Car seat checkup events

We can check your child or baby’s car seat on following Saturdays , 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. by appointment — and 12:30 to 2 p.m. on a first-come, first-served basis.

  • February 9th at Keizer Fire Station
  • April 20th at Salem Health
  • June 8th at Salem Health
  • August 10th at Polk Fire Station
  • September 28th at Salem Health
  • November 16th at Keizer Fire Station 

Car Seat Safety Class

One of the most important jobs you have as a parent is making sure your child is safe when riding in a vehicle. Each year, thousands of young children are killed or injured in car crashes. Proper use of car safety seats with proper education helps keep children safe. With so many different seats, many parents find it overwhelming. If you are expectant parents, a grandparent, or a caregiver come join us! This class will give you some good information and tips on how to install a car seat into your car and make sure your child is safe. The car seat safety class is held every fourth Thursday of the month, from 6 to 7 p.m.

Learn more

For information on car seat laws, safety recommendations or other clinics, go to Oregon Impact: Child Safety Seat Resource Center at