Parts of cars and car seats

Learn what the important parts of a car seat are and to what parts of the car it attaches.

Choosing the right car seat

Should your child be using a rear-facing car seat, forward-facing car seat, booster seats or just using seatbelt? Find out which is the right car seat for your child and watch the video guides on how to install them.

Child car safety

Read about things to consider to keep your child safe in motor vehicles:

  • Air bags
  • Add-on products
  • Back seat or front seat
  • Clothing in car seats
  • Leaving your child alone in the car
  • Sleeping in car seats

Other ways to travel

How to safely transport your child on school buses, airplanes, taxis, ride shares and motor homes.

New

Pace Car

Find out about the Parachute Pace Car program, which is focused on raising awareness around speed reduction in the community.

Second hand/used car seats

Learn about the issues involved with used car seats.

Car seats

How to keep your child safe while travelling in a motor vehicle or other modes of transportation, including how to choose the right car seat.

Car seat and booster seat Canadian legislation chart

This chart outlines rear and forward facing car seat legislation for younger children and booster seat legislation for older children by province/territory.

What you should know before buying a car seat or a booster seat

Watch this three-minute video for important information to consider before purchasing a car seat.

Road safety

Prevent motor vehicle collisions by reducing your driving speed, adopting best driving practices and managing distractions.