Car Seats

Are you having trouble installing your car seat? Do you want to get your car seat inspected?

Child Passenger Safety Technicians and Inspection Stations can be found throughout Guilford County and NC at Buckle Up NC.  Just select the county you want from the drop-down menu that appears. Contact the available car seat inspection stations directly for an appointment.

There may be a community car seat check in your neighborhood. Find out where these are scheduled throughout NC.

For a list of car seat inspection stations elsewhere in the U.S., click or call NHTSA at 1-888-327-4236.

Do you need a low-cost car seat?

Safe Kids Guilford County offers a low cost distribution program to residents who meet eligibility requirements.  Those requirements are:
  • You must be a resident of Guilford County 
  • You must be enrolled in one of the following programs: 
    • Medicare
    • Medicaid
    • SSI
    • EBT
    • WIC
    • Adopt-A-Mom
  •  You must make an appointment at one of the locations listed below that assist in the car seat distribution program.  When you go to your appointment you:  
    • Must bring documentation of participation in these programs.
    • Must come in a vehicle (your personal vehicle, friend's vehicle, or relative's vehicle) so you can learn how to use the car seat or booster seat.
This is not a free car seat distribution program.  There is a co-pay of $25 for a child restraint with a harness and $15 for a booster seat.  All co-pays go toward the purchase of new child restraints and booster seats.

The following locations assist in the car seat distribution program:

Summerfield Fire Department
Appointments required.


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