Booster Seats

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Children who have outgrown their harness-style seats are usually too small to safely use regular seat belts alone. Use booster seats for older children until they reach 4’9” (57 inches).

Targeted outreach week: September 15-21, 2019 (National Child Passenger Safety Week)

Suggested hashtag: #TheRightSeat

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National Experts

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PROJECT MATERIALS

These materials were created by Prevent Child Injury to assist in outreach efforts on educating the public about booster seats. Most of these materials can be co-branded with your organization's logo. 

 

RESOURCES

These materials were created by Prevent Child Injury members or other trusted sources.

 

Child Passenger Safety Campaigns

Child Passenger Safety Week (English and Spanish) – NHTSA*

The Right Seat – NHTSA*
English
Spanish

 
 

Car Seat Guides & Ratings

Car Seats and Booster Seats – NHTSA*
English
Spanish

The Ultimate Car Seat Guide – SKW*
English
Spanish

 

Webpages

Boosterseat.org – HIPRC*
English
Spanish

Booster Seat Safety – babycenter

Booster Seats for School-Aged Children – AAP*
English
Spanish

Boosters are for Big Kids – SafetyBeltSafe USA
English
Spanish

 

Flyers, Brochures, and Posters

Booster Seats – Seattle Children’s Hospital
English
Spanish
Amharic
Chinese
Oromo
Somali
Vietnamese

Booster Seats – EVMS*
English
Spanish

Booster Seat Safety – CHOP*
English
Spanish

Boosters are for Big Kids – SafetyBeltSafe USA

The Perfect Gift: Your Child’s Safety – SafetyBeltSafe USA
English
Spanish

Which of these kids needs a booster seat? – EVMS*
11x17 Poster: English Spanish
8.5x11 Flyer: English Spanish

 

Visuals and Infographics

 

Videos

Avoid Regret, Use Booster Seats – CHOP*
English
Spanish

Booster Seat Safety Full Version – EVMS*
English (YouTube)
English (Vimeo)
Spanish (YouTube)

Combination Seat Used as a High Back Booster – NHTSA*
English
Spanish

High-Back Booster Seat – NHTSA*
English
Spanish

Is it time to move from a booster to a seat belt? – SKW*
English
Spanish

Booster Seat Safety PSA – EVMS*
English (YouTube)
English (Vimeo)
Spanish (YouTube)

Safety Seat Fit Test PSA – EVMS*
English (YouTube)
Spanish (YouTube)

Using a Backless Booster Seat – NHTSA*
English
Spanish

 

Reports, Data, and Laws

 

*List of Abbreviations
AAP: American Academy of Pediatrics
CHOP: Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
CSFTL: Car Seats for the Littles
EVMS: Eastern Virginia Medical School
GHSA: Governors Highway Safety Association
HIPRC: Harborview Injury Prevention & Research Center
IIHS: Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
NHTSA: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

SKW: Safe Kids Worldwide

 

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