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On-line Resources
The American Academy of Pediatrics Helathy Children website offers advice on topics of interest to parents covering on the health and safety of children and safety in the car.

AAP's Guide to Car Seats. Look at currently available infant, convertible, combination, 3-in-one seats, and boosters. Brands and models are listed allowing caregivers to compare rear-facing height and weight, forward-facing weight and height and suggested retail prices.
The Washington State’s official website
AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety develops focused, high-impact educational materials for drivers, pedestrians, bicyclists and other road users.
Washington State’s booster seat site
Car Safe Kids provides educational classes for parents and inspection clinics in Seattle, Kirkland and Bellevue.
Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia is the world’s largest child-focused motor vehicle crash surveillance system and an important source of data about child passenger safety. Videos, illustrations and other resource information.
Consumer Product Safety Commission
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
The Automotive Safety Program at Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, is a national leader and expert in transportation of children with special health care needs.
Safe Kids Worldwide works to prevent unintentional childhood injuries.
The premier source of vehicle safety information from the government, serving the public interest.
Injuries don't simply "happen" from fate or bad luck. SafetyLit provides abstracts of reports from researchers working in more than 30 prevention fields.
The Washington Traffic Safety Commission’s mission is to reduce and serious injuries resulting from motor vehicle collisions.

For Technicians
Safety Belt Safe USA a national non-profit child passenger safety organization. On-line Technical Encyclopedia compiled from research papers and presentations at national conferences.
Center for Disease Control child passenger safety information.
Children’s Safety Network is committed to reducing injuries and violence among children and adolescents.
Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is an independent, nonprofit, scientific, and educational organization dedicated to reducing the losses — deaths, injuries, and property damage — from crashes on the nation's highways. Subscribe to their newsletter: Status Reports.
Safe Ride News Publications. National bi-monthly Child Passenger Safety Newsletter and publisher of the LATCH Manual.
Advocates for Auto and highway Safety encourages the adoption of federal and state laws, policies and programs that save lives and reduce injuries. Rates and compares safety legislation among states.

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Kathy Warner

Kathy is a busy mother of two and a CPS technician for more than eight years. Her mission is to awaken parents to the importance of child passenger safety and show them the right practice. You can read more about her here