Child Passenger Safety Materials and Resources

Resources and Technical Materials

Reference, training, and subscription materials; child restraint manufacturers' instructions with summaries; brochures, posters, signs, and promotional items developed by SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A. for technicians and programs.
CEUs for Certified Technicians and Instructors
View the Brochures and Posters.
Sample issue of SafetyBeltSafe News.

Reproducible Materials

Printable (PDF) files produced by SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A., covering a variety of topics and aimed at professionals, technicians, and parents.

Videojug: Ask the Expert

Stephanie Tombrello speaks on a variety of CPS topics.

Child Restraint Manufacturers' Instructions with Summary Sheets on DVD

Child Restraint Manufacturer Contacts

Color Pictorial Guide to Child Restraints

Glossary of Terms Related to Child Restraint Systems

Developed in cooperation with the Society of Automotive Engineers, Children's Restraint Systems Standards Committee

Recalls and Replacement Parts

Technical Encyclopedia

Other important CPS resources:

American Academy of Pediatrics Policy Statements on CPS.

"Don't Risk Your Child's Life" video in VHS or DVD.

Manufacturers Alliance for CPS (MACPS)

Harmonized CR Usage Statements for CPSTs
2013 National, Regional, State CPS Conference Calendar

Safe Ride News Publications

Bimonthly newsletter and fact sheets on child passenger, pedestrian, and bicycle safety.
Comprehensive manual on LATCH and other materials.
Wheelchair crashworthiness and special needs restraints.

Special Needs Transportation

Indiana University School of Medicine, Automotive Safety Program.

Links to Other Organizations with CPS information and resources

Articles and Reports:

From University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI)
Crash Protection for Child Passengers: Rationale for Best Practice
UMTRI Research Review, January-March 2012

LATCH Usability in Vehicles (April 2012)
UMTRI Research Report, April 2012

CPS on Non-Passenger Cars:
Low Speed Vehicles, Ambulances, EMS Issues

Lifesavers 2011
Marilyn J. Bull, MD, FAAP

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