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Materials & Programs:

Educational Materials:

For information about Stage 1, Rear Facing Car Seats, Stage 2, Forward Facing car seats, Stage 3, booster seats or Stage 4, when to transition to a seat belt click on the links.

BeSeatSmart provides a variety of education materials about child passenger safety. The following informational rack cards are available for free to print online by clicking the graphics below.

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Winter Car Seat Safety:

Learn more about how to keep little ones safe and warm in their car seats this winter with Winter Car Seat Safety Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics or by checking out the informational rack card at the link below.

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Keep little ones warm and safe in their car seats this winter! Some safety tips include:
  • Avoid thick winter clothing
  • Dress little one in layers
  • Tighten straps of car seat harnesses
  • Use other warm layers over the car seat

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Car seats 101 for parents, caregivers and providers

Ever wonder what the changing rules about car seats are right now? BeSeatSmart currently has the following educational offerings:

Call or email us to schedule a free presentation
1-(802) 734-0510

1 hour Child Passenger Safety Program overview
This presentation provides the participant with a brief overview of child passenger safety best practices and the state child passenger safety program. At the end of the class participants will be able to:
  • Know about the state program offerings
  • Be able to refer caregivers to local resources
  • Understand how car seats work to save lives

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Specialty Programs

Special Health Care Needs
Specialty ProgramsHave a child with special health care needs? Give us a call! Vermont has a number of special needs trained child passenger safety technicians. We’ll come to you, assess issues and offer a recommendation for the safest seating of all occupants of the vehicle. Call or email us for more information 802-734-0510 or email
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BusesChild passenger safety on buses is becoming an issue rising in public awareness. More and more parents and providers wonder about the safety of their children on the bus. Have a question? Call us – we’ll come to you, assess issues and offer a recommendation for the safest seating for all occupants of the vehicle. 1-(888) VMT-SEAT
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