Skip Navigation
SLOPD Badge
City of San Luis Obispo
Police Department

SearchContact UsCity Home
Child Safety Seats
  • Proper installation is a matter of life and death.
  • 9 out of 10 child safety seats are incorrectly installed.
  • Children younger then 6 years old or under 60 pounds must be properly restrained.
  • We can show you how to properly install your child safety seat in your vehicle.
  • Visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for more information.

Child safety seat inspections are provided free of charge to anyone in the community. Call 805-781-7361 for an appointment.Photo of baby

Exceptions:

  • The vehicle has no rear seats.
  • The rear seats are side-facing jump seats.
  • The rear seats are rear-facing seats.
  • The child passenger restraint system cannot be installed properly in the rear seat.
  • Children under the age of 12 years already occupy the rear seats.
  • Medical reason (written by the pediatrician) requires that the child not ride in the rear seat.

A child may NOT ride in the front seat of a motor vehicle with an active passenger air bag if:

  • Under one year of age.
  • Weighs less than 20 pounds.
  • Riding in a rear-facing child passenger restraint system.

Back to Home

About the Department | Programs and Services | Emergency Info
FAQs | Crime Prevention | Neighborhood Services | Neighborhood Watch
Landlords | Graffiti | CyberCrime | Links | Department Home

Radio/TV/Print


About the City | Visiting SLO | City Government | Employment
Bids & Proposals | FAQs | Press Room | How are we doing?

©2014 City of San Luis Obispo