Child Passenger Safety & Child Restraints


In Minnesota, three out of four child seats are used incorrectly, and many parents aren’t aware of the restraint steps a child should progress through as they age and grow. A vehicle is the most dangerous place for children and crashes are the leading killer of children under age 14.

The Back Seat is the Safest Seat
Your child may think they’re a “big kid.” but don’t let them convince you that it’s appropriate for them to ride in the front seat.
Kids 12 and under need to sit in the back seat for their safety.

Child Passenger Safety Fact Sheet


If you have questions about child restraints or if you need to have your car seat checked visit Sanford Children's Safety Shoppe.

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