Car Seats, Booster Seats and Seat Belts

Child passenger safety tips and education

In Arizona, motor vehicle collisions are the most common cause of preventable deaths of children. Using the appropriate car seat drastically reduces a child's risk of injury or death. 

car seatGet details on the four steps of child passenger safety:

  1. Rear-facing car seats
  2. Forward-facing car seats
  3. Booster seats
  4. Seat belts 

Kids Ride Safe Program

The Ride Safe Program reaches out to parents about the importance and correct use of car seats, booster seats and restraints. Phoenix Children's partners with "Safe Kids," as well as local fire and police departments to host community car seat checks. Our trained technicians check car seat installations, train parents and, in some cases, distribute donated car seats.

Western Refining LogoThis program is generously sponsored by:


Keep Our Planet Neat - Recycle Your Car Seat

On Earth Day, Kids Ride Safe coordinates an annual car seat recycling event.  Last year, volunteers dismantled over 300 car seats and recycled all of the plastic, metal and fabric pieces. You can drop off seats at at various locations around the valley April 13-19 or come visit us at the event at Tempe Market Place on April 24, 2015 from 8 am to 12 pm.

Download the flyer with information about the event and drop-off locations around the Valley (PDF)

Car seats are collected each year in April at various locations.  Please hold on to your car seat until Earth Day and help keep our planet neat!

View Photos of Earth Day, April 20, 2012 

Contact us:

(602) 933-0960, option 1

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