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Child Passenger Safety Resources for Educators and CPS Technicians

You are free to download and distribute these resources for educational, non-commercial use only.

Child Passenger Safety Educational illustrations

This series of 37 educational illustrations, from the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at CHOP, with descriptions in English and Spanish, will help you demonstrate proper restraint use for a variety of ages, sizes, vehicle types and restraint types. They can be used to enhance presentations, fact sheets, and brochures with accurate depictions of vehicle safety features, restraint types and correct vs. incorrect restraint use. Download convenient indexes to help you easily locate and select the images you need.

PCPS Charts and images

Partners for Child Passenger Safety (PCPS) data, from the the Center for Injury Research and Prevention at CHOP, provide a scientific foundation for legislative and educational initiatives, including strengthening state and federal child occupant restraint laws. These charts and images provide clear, accurate visuals you can use in presentations, brochures, handouts and enlarged into posters.


These downloadable reports describe child passenger safety research that is relevant for countermeasure and policy aimed at reducing child crash-related injury and deaths.

Archived resources

Please visit the Reports Archive section for access to archived child passenger safety reports.

A guide to the latest recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)

In March 2011, the AAP revised its child passenger safety recommendations, with CHOP’s Dennis Durbin, MD, MSCE serving as the lead author of the revisions. Be sure to watch a 90-minute webinar delivered by Dr. Durbin to CPS technician instructors discussing the research behind the update. You can also download the presentation from the webinar and the full Policy Statement and Technical Report from the AAP.

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Four Key Safety Tips

  • Restrain your child on every trip, every time.
  • Keep your child in the back seat.
  • Use the best safety restraint for your child's size.
  • Use child safety seats and seat belts correctly.

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