Children must ride in the BACK SEAT in a properly secured child passenger restraint system (car seat/booster) until they are AT LEAST 8 years or 57" tall.
Vehicle safety belt should fit as follows: lap belt low (touching the thighs), shoulder belt across middle of chest and shoulder (not under arm or gehind back), knees bent comfortably without slouching. If your child does not fit this description, make sure they ride in a booster seat!
Safety Inspection Sites
(by appointment only)
|Aptos/LaSelva Fire District||685-6690|
|Boulder Creek Fire District||338-7222|
|California Highway Patrol||662-0511|
|Capitola Police Department||475-4242|
|Santa Cruz City Fire Dept.||420-5280|
|Watsonville Fire Department||768-3209|
Helping to keep your child safe in the car!