Child Passenger Safety

Road Injuries are the leading cause of preventable deaths and injuries to children in the United States. Buckling children in age and size-appropriate car seats, booster seats and seat belts reduces the risk of serious and fatal injuries.

Low-Cost Car Seats

Butte County Public Health Kids in Safe Seats offers a free car/booster seat class for Butte County residents. The car seat distribution program is available for low-income, Butte County residents.

Visit the Low-Cost Car Seats page for more information.

Car Seat Fitting Stations

There are a number of car seat fitting stations throughout Butte County. All fittings stations require an appointment.

Visit the Car Seat Fitting Stations page for more information.

California Laws & Guidelines

Children under the age of 8 must be secured in a car seat or booster seat in the back seat. Children who are 8 years of age OR have reached 4' 9" in height may be secured by a safety belt in the back seat.

Visit the California Laws and Guidelines page for more information.