Child Safety Seats

Schedule a Child Restraint Installation

The Avon Fire Department encourages parents to schedule a child safety seat check. The purpose is to ensure that child passengers are properly secured. 

Ohio’s Child Passenger Safety Law requires the following:

Children less than 4 years old or 40 pounds must use a child safety seat meeting federal motor vehicle safety standards.

  • Children less than 8 years old, unless they are at least 4 feet, 9 inches tall must use a booster seat.
  • Children ages 8-15 must use a child safety seat or seat belt.

 (Source: Ohio.Gov)

The three main reasons for improper installation are:

  • Incorrect seat installation
  • Wrong child/seat size
  • Loose restraints

 In preparation for your appointment, consider the following and if possible, bring the children and car seats:

  • Have your car seat and vehicle owner manuals handy
  • Car seat installation area should be free of dirt and debris

 Any monetary donations will be utilized to maintain and enhance our car seat program. Non-residents are charged $5.00 for installation. We look forward to assisting you and meeting your safety needs.

Call the Avon Fire Department at 440-934-1222 to schedule a child car seat fitting.  Installations are by appointment only.