Primary Children's Hospital

(801) 662-1000Map100 Mario Capecchi Dr.Salt Lake City, UT 84113

Car Seat InformationCar seats can be life-saving and complicated for any parent. Primary Children's Hospital offers a variety of resources to help parents and families ensure that their car seats are installed properly.

Through our free information helpline, you can find information and resources about free car seat checks, booster seat requirements, and the latest developments in Child Passenger Safety. 

Car Seat Checks

Primary Children's Hospital maintains a free car seat Inspection Station for families who would like help learning the proper way to use and install car seats. 

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Primary Children's Outpatient Services at Riverton

For appointments or questions, please call 801-662-CARS (2277). A nationally certified Child Passenger Safety Technician answer your questions or schedule an appointment for a car seat check.

Other Community Car Seat Checks

Best Practice and Utah Laws 

Utah's law requires all children to be properly restrained in a car seat or booster seat until at least age eight. 

Remember that the seat belt begins to fit a person when they reach 4 feet 9 inches tall. It is best to keep children in a booster seat until they reach this height. 

Car Seat Safety Tips

Car Seat Use After a Crash

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration recommends that car seats be replaced following a moderate or sever crash in order to ensure a continued high level of crash protection for child passengers. Car seats do not automatically need to be replaced following a minor crash. 

What defines a minor crash? A minor crash is one in which ALL of the following apply:

NEVER use a car seat that has been involved in a moderate to sever crash. Always follow the manufacturer's insturctions. 

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Additional Resources

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To order printed copies of this brochure please call:
Primary Children's Hospital Child Advocacy department at (801) 662-6580.

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