Child passenger Safety Seat Inspection and Installation

Tufts University Police offers FREE child safety seat installations and checks.

Tufts University Police will ensure you have selected the appropriate size seat for your child and properly install it as well as make sure your child is buckled into the seat correctly and show you how to do it.

Please call us at 617-627-0934 to make your child safety seat appointment.

 

CHOOSE THE RIGHT SEAT

STAGE ONE: BIRTH – 1 YEAR

Used from birth to at least 1 year of age or 20 pounds.

  • Rear-facing
  • Placed in the back seat

STAGE TWO: 1 YEAR – 3 YEARS OLD

Used until your child has reached the upper limit of the height and weight requirements of this seat.

  • Rear-facing
  • Placed in the back seat

STAGE THREE: 4 YEARS – 7 YEARS OLD

Used with proper harness until your child has reached the upper limit of the height and weight requirements of this seat

  • Front-facing
  • Placed in back seat

STAGE FOUR: 8 YEARS OLD AND UP

Massachusetts requires that all children under 8 years old OR 57 inches (4 foot, 9 inches) tall ride in a federally approved booster seat with the seat belt properly fastened.

  • All children age 12 and under should ride in the back seat

 

MAKE SURE YOUR SEAT IS PROPERLY INSTALLED

Choose the proper seat based on the guidelines above. Ensure that your child safety seat is properly installed. Having a certified safety seat technician install your seat is one of the best ways to ensure that it is done properly.

CALL Tufts university Police for an appointment at 617-627-0934