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Start by reading your child car seat owner’s manual and your vehicle owner’s manual for installation instructions.

Due to the COVID19 outbreak, we cannot offer in person car seat checks or classes. We are happy to offer free VIRTUAL car seat classes and safety checks.

Free child car seat safety class - ONLINE

We know car seats can be confusing, so we hope you will join us for our free car online seat safety class where you will learn how to properly use your car seat from birth to the adult seat belt.

  • First Thursday of each month at 1pm; and
  • Third Wednesday of each month at 6:30pm

The virtual class requires internet access via smart phone, tablet or computer.

Advance registration is required.


Child car seat check ups by appointment - ONLINE

We provide free child car seat checkups with a certified child passenger safety technician. 

To schedule an online videoconference, please fill out the Checkup Request form. The virtual checkup using Zoom or Facetime requires internet access via smart phone, tablet or computer.

We cannot accommodate drop-in car seat checks at any of our stations.

Checkup request

State Car Seat Law

Washington's Child Restraint Law changed in 2020. Review the current rules and download printable flyers in English, Spanish, Russian, Chinese, Korean and Tagalog at

Child Seat Installation Videos

Visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration  for detailed information about car seats, installation, and how-to videos.