Orange County Fire Rescue offers free car seat safety inspections on the second Tuesday of the month at local fire stations. Parents can call 407.836.9886 x 1 to schedule an appointment for the inspection. The inspection location changes monthly so make sure to confirm the station when scheduling an appointment.
When arriving at the station have the car manual and car seat instructions on-hand for staff to reference.
Children’s Safety Village of Central Florida also inspects car seats but requires a $25 donation.
Either option can help greatly reduce the risk of harm to a child in crash. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that approximately 85% of parents have installed their car seats incorrectly, or are not using them the proper way. The Administration also offers a detailed list of recommendations on car seat use and type by age that is helpful to parents.
Car Seat Installation Video