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Seat belt resources
- Wisconsin Department of
Bureau of Transportation Safety
P.O. Box 7936
Madison, WI 53707-7936
- International Association
of Chiefs of Police-Operation Kids, (800) 843-4227
- SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A.
Call (800) 745-SAFE (7233) for a free safety seat evaluation. Visit their Web site for more information: www.carseat.org
- Safety belt convincer
Available for public events to dramatize need for safety belt use. A person gets buckled into a seat, which then slides down a ramp and stops abruptly. Contact: John Le Gault, (715) 284-5446, Cell (715) 797-7282, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Rollover Convincer
A truck cab with dummy rolls over 360 degrees with and without safety belt. Contact: John Le Gault, (715) 284-5446, Cell (715) 797-7282, email@example.com
- National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Safety Hotline, (800) 424-9393, or (888) 327-4236 (also toll free);
allows you to order free copies of the brochures Are You Using It
Right, and Child Transportation Safety Tips. You can also visit
their Web site at www.nhtsa.gov which includes a wide variety of fact
sheets and even a theater section especially for kids. NHTSA also has
a Child Passenger Safety Seat Fitting Station Locator where you can
search for Safety Seat fitting stations close to you.
- Wisconsin Information
Network for Safety (WINS) is a statewide
resource for child passenger safety and child safety seat questions.
Information available on loaner seat programs, and costumes of
Buckle Bear, Click-it the Cricket, and the crash test dummies are
available for free loan. Safety belt incentive items are available
at cost. Information on seat belt extenders and chafe guards for
overweight and frail elderly people. 1-866-511-WINS (9467), firstname.lastname@example.org,
- National Safe Kids Campaign Web site at www.safekids.org includes information on SAFE KIDS BUCKLE UP: e.g., child car seat locator, and car seat check up events. Call (800) 441-1888 for free materials. Wisconsin SAFE KIDS can put you in touch with a local SAFE KIDS Coalition, and they provide a wealth of child passenger safety resources; for example, Frequently Asked Child Passenger Safety Questions. (414) 390-2178
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Last modified: August 14, 2012
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