Child Passenger Safety Information & Resource Guide

Safe Kids Worldwide–CPS Certification Information including your personal profile and contact info, logging seat-check activity, finding update or certification courses, re-certification, on-line CEU links, questions/concerns

http://cert.safekids.org

1-877-366-8154 (customer service line through PES)

E-mail: cps.certification@safekids.org

 

Maryland Kids In Safety Seats–Statewide CPS technical support/info, consumer helpline, e-mail updates, training and seat check-up event schedules, educational materials, Maryland CPS Advisory Board Co-chair

                www.mdkiss.org

                1-800-370-SEAT (7328)

                E-mail: mdh.kiss@maryland.gov

 

Maryland Highway Safety Office–Occupant Protection Information including county Community Traffic Safety Program coordinators, educational materials and Maryland CPS Advisory Board Co-chair

                Mark Wall, Occupant Protection Coordinator

                410-787-4096

                E-mail: mwall1@mdot.state.md.us

 

Safe Kids Maryland State Coalition–Occupant Protection educational materials, information on local Safe Kids coalition coordinators and programs, and other unintentional injury prevention information

                Cyndy Wright-Johnson, Safe Kids Maryland State Coalition Coordinator

                410-706-1758

                E-mail: Cwright@miemss.org

 

Maryland EMSC Child Passenger Safety Project–Promotes child passenger safety discharge policies for Maryland hospitals and health care professionals.   Resources available through Web site. 

                www.miemss.org/EMSCwww/CPSHome.htm

    Susanne Ogaitis Jones, CPS Hospital Project Coordinator

                410-706-8647

                E-mail: sogaitisjones@miemss.org

    http://www.miemss.org/home/emsc/cps

 

National Child Passenger Safety Board–Information and updates regarding standardized curriculum, certification/re-certification, national issues/concerns, download CPS tech manual, list of child restraint manufacturers. Also, contains parents resource center.             

                www.cpsboard.org

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)–CPS and automotive safety information, safety seat and vehicle recalls, auto safety hotline (report defects), free educational materials

                www.nhtsa.dot.gov

                1-888-DASH-2-DOT

 

Safe Ride News Publications–Most current CPS resource information, educational materials (fee charged)

                www.saferidenews.com

                800-403-1424    

 

Washington Safety Restraint Coalition- Free recall PFD on website.

               http://www.800bucklup.org/carseat/recall.asp

University of North Carolina Highway Safety Research Center–Free recall list on website.

               http://www.buckleupnc.org/car-seat-recall-list/

CPSPList–An informative web list-serve related to Child Passenger Safety. To subscribe, send an E-mail to the list administrator.

               E-mail: CPSPList-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

Automotive Safety Program-National leader and expert in transportation of children with special health care needs.

              http://www.preventinjury.org/Special-Needs-Transportation/Child-Seats-for-Children-with-Special-Needs

              800-543-6227​

SafetyBeltSafe USA-Provides a bi-monthly newsletter “SafetyBeltSafe News” and website for parents and CPS professionals. Latest car seat instructions and update service available online with subscription fee. Produce color “Car Seat Pictorial Guide” to assist with car seat identification.

                www.carseat.org

                800-745-SAFE (English) or 800-747-SANO (Spanish)

American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)-Policy statements and practice guidelines for pediatricians regarding safe transportation for children. Site also contains information for parents of children from birth to 21 years old.

                www.aap.org

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