Links to Other Organizations
Policy statements and journal articles about child restraint use.
Car Safety Seats: A Guide for Families
Discussion forum on car safety, child passenger safety, child restraints and their safe installation.
Center for Injury Research and Prevention, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Research papers, educational materials, and national and state statistics based on Partners for Child Passenger Safety database. Web site includes CPS videos on infants, toddlers, 4-8 year olds, and older children.
Indiana University Automotive Safety Program
In-depth information on transportation for children with special needs, including medical conditions, restraint systems, and training programs.
Institute for Highway Safety
Statistics and information about vehicle safety.
A nonprofit organization whose mission is to pursue a greater level of public safety by addressing vehicle related non-traffic incidents that lead to injury or death when children are left unattended in or around a vehicle.
A nonprofit organization whose mission is to foster the sharing of child passenger safety education, best practices, equipment, and technological advancements through an annual gathering of peers.
Coalition for School Bus Safety
Promotes school bus safety through public education, professional training, regulatory analyses, and encouragement of and assistance in implementing new technologies.
Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Statistics, federal regulations, vehicle and child restraint safety information, educational materials.
Safe Kids USA
The national organization dedicated to the prevention of unintentional childhood injury has information on a variety of issues, including traffic safety, drowning, burns, falls, poisoning, firearms, sports, and toys.
Ride News Publications
Bimonthly newsletter and fact sheets on child passenger, pedestrian, and bicycle safety; comprehensive manual on LATCH, 3d ed, 2003; site has section on crashworthy wheelchairs and special needs restraints.
Wheelchair Transportation Safety, The University of Michigan
Transportation Research Institute and Rehabilitation Engineering Research Center. Brochure and guidelines on safe wheelchair travel in a van or bus for children and adults; manufacturer contact information.