Seat belt resources

  • Wisconsin Department of Transportation (WisDOT) 
    Bureau of Transportation Safety

    Timothy Dies
    4822 Madison Yards Way, 9th Floor South
    Madison, WI 53705
    (608) 709-0085​
    timothyj.dies@dot.wi.gov
  • International Association of Chiefs of Police-Operation Kids, (800) 843-4227
  • SafetyBeltSafe U.S.A.
    Call (800) 745-SAFE (7233) for a free safety seat evaluation. Visit their website for more information: www.carseat.org
  • Rollover Convincer
    A truck cab with dummy rolls over 360 degrees with and without safety belt. Contact: Larry Corsi, larry.corsi@dot.wi.gov​
  • National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Auto Safety Hotline, (800) 424-9393, or (888) 327-4236 (also toll free); allows you to order free copies of the brochures Are You Using It Right, and Child Transportation Safety Tips. You can also visit their web​site at www.nhtsa.gov which includes a wide variety of fact sheets and even a theater section especially for kids. NHTSA also has a Child Passenger Safety Seat Fitting Station Locator where you can search for Safety Seat fitting stations close to you.
  • National Safe Kids Campaign web​site at www.safekids.org includes information on Safe Kids Buckle Up: e.g., child car seat locator, and car seat check up events. Safe Kids Wisconsin can put you in touch with a local Safe Kids Coalition, and they provide a wealth of child passenger safety resources; for example, Frequently Asked Child Passenger Safety Questions.

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