It's time we all get it right
About the Campaign

This year, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center and Toyota celebrate Buckle Up for Life's 10th anniversary by launching a PSA campaign to raise awareness on proper child passenger safety.

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Halloween Safety Tips
Halloween Safety Tips

On a night full of costumes, candy and excited friends, it’s important to remember the tips and tricks of proper car seat safety.

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Celebrate 10 Years With Us
Celebrate 10 Years With Us

Founded in 2004, by Dr. Victor Garcia, Buckle Up for Life has educated 17,000 people nationwide on the importance of child passenger safety.

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Our Partners
Our Partners

Toyota & Cincinnati Children’s are so happy to partner with the leading children's hospitals across the nation, educating parents and families on child passenger safety.

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Giving Parents the tools to help kids ride safely
Giving Parents the tools to help kids ride safely

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Car Seat Safety in 3 Simple Steps

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When was your car built?
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What is your child riding in now?
Infant Car Seat 0-2 yrs | Infant Car Seat, Latch System
Infant Car Seat 0-2 yrs | Infant Car Seat, Seatbelts
Rear-Facing Car Seat 0-2 yrs | Rear-Facing Car Seat, Latch System
Rear-Facing Car Seat 0-2 yrs | Rear-Facing Car Seat, Seatbelts
Forward-Facing Car Seat 2-4 yrs | Forward-Facing Car Seat, Latch System
Forward-Facing Car Seat 2-4 yrs | Forward-Facing, Seatbelt and Tether
Booster Seat 4 yrs to 4'9'' | Booster Seat, Seatbelts
Seatbelt 4'9'' High or Taller | Seatbelt
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Top Car Seat Safety Resources

Program Overview

Learn about who we are and what we are doing to help promote car seat safety.

Installation Guide

Installation Guide for Vehicles older than 2002.

Child Car Seat Safety

Get facts and information on child car seat safety.

Safe Happy Travels

Simple steps to keep the whole family safe & happy while on the go.

 

 

 

Did you know?

Car crashes are the leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 13. In 2010, 655 children (under the age of 13 riding in cars and trucks) were killed in crashes. Of those killed, more than 1 in 3 were unrestrained.

According to the CDC, placing children in age- and size- appropriate car seats and booster seats reduces serious and fatal injuries by more than half.

Car crashes are the leading cause of death for children age 1 through 12 years old. An average of 2 children were killed and 325 were injured each day, based on NHTSA crash data in 2010. This fatality rate could be reduced by about half if the correct car seat were always used.

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