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Automotive Safety Program

Automotive Safety Program

1130 W Michigan St, Fesler Hall, Rm 207, Indianapolis (IN), 46202, United States

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(800) 543-6227

Work hours
MO 08:00 – 17:00 SA closed
TU 08:00 – 17:00 SU closed
WE 08:00 – 17:00
TH 08:00 – 17:00
FR 08:00 – 17:00
About Our mailing address is Fesler Hall, Room 207; 1130 W. Michigan Street; Indianapolis, IN 46202. For a car seat inspection, please call 1-800-KID-N-CAR.
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Mission The mission of the Automotive Safety Program is to reduce injuries and fatalities resulting from motor vehicle crashes in Indiana.
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Founded 1981
Products The Automotive Safety Program at Riley Hospital for Children, Indiana University School of Medicine, with funding from the Indiana Criminal Justice Institute, has established a network of 122 Permanent Fitting Stations located in 63 of the 92 counties in Indiana.

Permanent Fitting Stations:

Permanent Fitting Stations are places where a parent/caregiver can schedule an appointment to have their child’s safety seat inspected by a certified child passenger safety technician (CPST). The CPST will check the child’s current seat for recalls, proper fit, and proper installation. The parent/caregiver is instructed how to properly use and install the child safety seat. A PFS may provide a child safety seat to children participating in any public assistance program, based on availability.

Find the Fitting Station nearest to you at www.preventinjury.org/fittingstation.asp

Safety Literature and Video:

The Automotive Safety Programs also offers a selection of brochures covering various aspects of child passenger safety are free of charge and limited to Indiana residents in quantities of up to 200.

For $10 per pack fact sheets covering the safe transportation of children with a variety of special healthcare needs are also available. Topics include: Achondroplasia, Autism, Car Safety for Your Child Who Doesn’t Stay Buckled Up, Cerebral Palsy, Down Syndrome, Hip Casts, and Osteogenisis Imperfecta.

"Special Delivery" a DVD for healthcare providers and parents details the safe transportation of premature infants. This DVD is $100.

You can order all these online at www.preventinjury.org/literature.asp.

Child Passenger Safety Technician Training:

The Automotive Safety Program offers the 32 hour NHTSA Child Passenger Safety Training Program throughout the year.

This course teaches the basics of child passenger safety, including: basic injury prevention, crash dynamics, Federal role and safety standards, proper use and installation of child safety
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