ArticlesHow Safe Is the School Bus?
Keep Kids Safe in the Car
NewsFewer U.S. Teens Dying in Teen-Driver Crashes
Many Parents Texting, Phoning While Driving Their Kids: Survey
Health TipsKeeping Children Safe in the Car
Seat Belt Savvy
Buckle your lap and shoulder belts. Air bags are designed to work in conjunction with seat belts.
If your car has adjustable shoulder-belt anchors, slide your anchor down as far as is comfortable.
Children under age 12 should ride in the back seat. Children younger than 8 should ride in an age-appropriate car seat or booster. Older children should use lap and shoulder belts.
Infants in rear-facing child seats should never ride in the front seat.