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Child Passenger Safety Awareness

The District of Columbia government is making it easier for residents to protect their families. (Information provided from the District Department of Transportation)

Project Safe-Child

This program allows DC residents to purchase infant, toddler, and booster seats at reduced rates.

To purchase the safety seats or to obtain educational materials on properly buckling children, visit one of the District's Child Seat Distribution Locations.

 Project Safe-Child
Car Seat Type Child Size Fee
Infant 0-20 pounds $20
Toddler 20-40 pounds $30
Booster Over 40 pounds ¥ Free
Booster (High-back only) Over 40 pounds ¥ $30
Big-Kid Booster Over 40 pounds Free
¥ Warning:  It is important to put all children over 40 pounds and under 54 inches tall in
   booster seats!

Learn more about Child Safety Seat Usage, and the correct use of child restraints.

Visit the District's free Car Seat Inspection Stations.

For more information on Child Passenger Safety Week and to find the car seat inspection station nearest you, visit www.nhtsa.gov. For live updates follow childseatsafety on Twitter.


Helpful Links

Check Out this Video from safecar.gov

Did you know most people think they're using the right child car seat for their kids ... but they are not?


Prepared by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration


Related Information

Child Passenger Safety on Facebook