The District of Columbia government is making it easier for residents to protect their families.
This program allows DC residents to purchase infant, toddler, and booster seats at reduced rates.
To purchase the safety seats or to obtain educational materials on properly buckling children, visit one of the District's Child Seat Distribution Locations.
|Car Seat Type||Child Size||Fee|
|Booster||Over 40 pounds ¥||Free|
|Booster (High-back only)||Over 40 pounds ¥||$30|
|Big-Kid Booster||Over 40 pounds||Free|
¥ Warning: It is important to put all children over 40 pounds and under 54 inches tall in
Learn more about Child Safety Seat Usage, and the correct use of child restraints.
Visit the District's free Car Seat Inspection Stations.
To improve the safety of DC residents and children through a comprehensive car seat program, and to assist residents with adhering to comprehensive child safety laws, which took effect December 2002.
Program at a Glance
Program Title: Child Safety Seat Program
Agency: District Department of Transportation
Office: Policy, Planning and Sustainability Administration (PPSA)
Type: Outreach and Education
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