About Us

SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. is the national, non-profit organization dedicated to child passenger safety. Our mission is to help reduce the number of serious and fatal traffic injuries suffered by children by promoting the correct, consistent use of safety seats and safety belts.

Founded in 1980, SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. is nationally recognized for program excellence, training, and up-to-date technical materials. We provide consultation to advocates, parents, business leaders, the media, and professionals working in the fields of health care, traffic safety, and education.

SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. invites you to subscribe to our Automatic Update Service or join our organization as an individual or group member. All subscribers receive the bi-monthly SafetyBeltSafe News. Automatic Update mailings are triggered by the announcement of a new recall and include the current recall list plus other new materials developed by SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A.

SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A.
Executive Director:
Stephanie M. Tombrello, L.C.S.W., CPSTI

Mailing address:
P. O. Box 553
Altadena, CA 91003
Office address:
1124 West Carson Street
L A BioMed, Building B-1 West
Torrance, CA 90502
Phone Numbers:
310/222-6860, 800/745-SAFE (English)
310/222-6862, 800/747-SANO (Spanish)

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Stephanie M. Tombrello, L.C.S.W.,CPSTI, Executive Director of SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. has been involved in child passenger safety since 1970. While shopping for a car seat for her infant daughter, she was shocked to learn that most of the models available in stores were unsafe. Stephanie and several other early pioneers in the field successfully petitioned the federal government to require crash testing for child restraints. She also wrote the petition which resulted in the federal requirement for manufacturers to provide shoulder belts in the rear seats of all post-1989 passenger vehicles.
In 1980, Stephanie founded a grassroots organization in the Los Angeles area which evolved to become SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. Under her leadership, the organization has become the premier resource for child passenger safety in the nation. Stephanie is a nationally certified Child Passenger Safety Technician-Instructor and was appointed in 1995 to the National Blue Ribbon Panel on Child Restraint & Vehicle Compatibility.

SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A.P.O. Box 553, Altadena, CA 91003