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If you have questions or have concerns about purchasing a car seat, contact Bobbi Jo, she can help! She will guide you to some wonderful resources which can help ensure your child is in the right size seat, and that it is installed properly.
Car Seat Line: (701) 837-5107

 

Want to explore these options on your own? Check out our FAQ’s below . You will find local and online resources that will help you select and install the right seat for your child – or to determine when your child no longer needs a booster seat.

FAQ’s (Frequently Asked Questions)

2022 Schedule - Free Minot Community Car Seat Checks

The Minot Car Seat Coalition offers FREE car seat check events monthly at the Minot Fire Station #1, 2111 10th St SW.  Appointments are required. Call 701-857-7300 to schedule an appointment or message Safe Kids of Minot on Facebook.

What are North Dakota's car seat laws?

How old should my child be to sit up front?

What is a car seat check?

Child car seat checks teach parents and caregivers how to correctly use their child’s car seat or seat belt. Nearly 90 percent of child car seats are used incorrectly, so your child’s car seats will be checked to be sure:

  • It has not been recalled.
  • It meets federal safety standards.
  • It is installed correctly.
  • It is appropriate for the child’s age, weight and height.
  • The child is properly secured in the seat.

For more information about statewide car seat checkups, call the ND Dept of Health Child Passenger Safety Program at 800-472-2286 options 1, or 701-328-4533, or e-mail drmayer@nd.gov.

Where can I register my car seat for important recall notifications?

You chose the right seat, now it’s time to register it with the manufacturer. This will ensure you receive recalls and safety notices so your child can remain safe.

What other resources are available?

Most of your car seat questions can be answered by one of our favorite ladies – theCarSeatLady.com! With informative and well-organized material, you are sure to find the information you need.