UMass Amherst

Car Seat Safety

Off Campus

Car seat inspections are conducted by the Amherst Police Department on an "as request" basis. Please call the Amherst Police Department at 413-259-3000 to see if a certified technician is on-duty. If you have questions, please contact Amherst Police Officer Michael Forcum at 413-259-3000.

Non-Amherst residents can have their car seat inspected by Safe Kids Coalition, a program of Bay State Children's Hospital.

Car Seat Safety, a resource provided by Massachusetts Government Office of Public Safety and Security, provides information for the selection and proper use of car seats.

Car Seat Reviews and Guide, is offered by Consumer Affairs, a web-based consumer resource company, to help expectant parents find a dependable car seat that meets safety standards