Car Seat and Seat Belt Safety Videos
As a parent or caregiver, car safety is something you’ll think about from before your child is born until long after they buckle their first seat belt. The car can be a dangerous place, especially for kids. But the good news is, there are ways to make car rides safer. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), proper car seat, booster seat and seat belt use can reduce the risk for injury or death by up to 80%.
Check out the videos below, and make sure your vehicle is as safe as possible for your child.
Car Safety Basics Video
Meet our car seat safety expert, Ava, and learn car safety basics for kids. Pro tip: Pair Ava’s expert advice with your car seat and vehicle user manuals. This will ensure the safest installation—and proper use—of your child’s car seat.
As a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician, Ava will walk you through every stage of car safety for kids.
Rear-Facing Car Seat Videos
In this series, Ava covers basic information for rear-facing car seats, including infant carriers and convertible seats. She’ll help you understand how to install your seat and use it properly. She’ll also talk about when it’s safe for your child to face forward.
Rear Facing Car-Seat Safety Tips
Learn the basics of rear-facing car seats, including a common misconception about when to turn seats to face forward.
How to Install Rear-Facing Seats With Lower Anchors
Learn how to install your child's rear-facing car seat using the lower anchors in your vehicle's seat.
How to Install Rear-Facing Seats With a Seat Belt
Learn how to install your child's rear-facing car seat using your vehicle's seat belt.
Forward-Facing Car Seat Videos
Is your child ready to face forward in the car? With a little help from Ava and your car seat manual, you can make a safe decision. Ava will also walk you through safely installing and using your child’s forward-facing car seat.
Forward-Facing Car Seat Safety Tips
Learn the basics of forward-facing car seats, including when your child is really ready for this transition.
How to Install Forward-Facing Seats With a Seat Belt
Learn how to install your child's forward-facing car seat using your vehicle's seat belt.
How to Install Forward-Facing Seats With Lower Anchors
Learn how to install your child's forward-facing car seat using the lower anchors in your vehicle's seat.
Booster Seat Videos
Once your child meets or exceeds the height or weight maximum for their forward-facing car seat, it’s time to move to a booster. Ava will introduce the 2 types of booster seats and walk you through safe installation and use.
Booster Seat Safety Tips
Learn booster seat basics, including identifying the two types of boosters.
High Back vs. Backless (No-Back) Booster Seats
Our certified Child Passenger Safety Technician walks you through the two types of booster seats.
Booster Seats: How to Avoid Common Mistakes
Learn how you can avoid common booster seat mistakes to make every ride a safe one.
Seat Belt Videos
Once your child is ready to sit on the seat without a car seat or booster, it’s time to brush up on how to safely buckle up. Ava will help you understand when your child is ready for a seat belt, how to properly buckle up and when it’s OK for kids to ride in the front seat.
Seat Belts: How to Properly Buckle Up
Learn seat belt basics, like when your child is ready to leave their booster and how to properly buckle up.
Seat Belts: How to Avoid Common Safety Mistakes
Learn how you can avoid common seat belt mistakes to make every ride a safe one.
Always consult your car seat's manual before you install it in your vehicle. If you have questions about your child's car seat needs, contact your child's healthcare provider or locate a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician (CPST) near you.