Child Car Seat Safety Check

Date: June 1, 2019

Start Time: 10 am

End Time: 2 pm

Southington Drive-In
995 Meriden-Waterbury Tpke

City: Southington

Vehicles inspected on a first-come, first served basis at this free event.

Certified child passenger safety seat officers will:

  • Check the car seat to see if it’s expired or recalled
  • Measure the height and weight of the child
  • Adjust harness straps to fit the child before the installation occurs
  • Install the seat while making sure to teach and answer questions

Any installation or usage issues identified during the car seat safety check will be corrected and the police will not be issuing tickets for car seat violations.

Refreshments and educational materials for drivers and children

Connecticut’s Car Seat regulations list an age and weight, the child must meet both requirements:

  • Rear-facing until age 2 AND 30 pounds.
  • Car seat with 5-point harness or rear-facing until age 5 AND 40 pounds
  • Booster or car seat until age 8 AND 60 pounds.

More information about the law and how to check for car seat recalls is at

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