Car seat use after a car crash (1274)

Key points below

Can my child’s car seat be used after a car crash? 

  1. After any crash, it is important to call the car seat manufacturer for guidance on whether your car/booster seat can still be used.

    Scan the QR code to find your car/booster seat manufacturer’s contact information.

  2. Contact your auto insurance company to find out if they will rmburse you for a replacement car/booster seat after a crash.

What about a very minor crash?

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recommends that car seats be replaced following a moderate or severe crash. Car seats may not need to be replaced after a minor crash.

A minor crash is one in which all of the following apply:

Never use a car seat that has been involved in a moderate to severe crash. Always follow car seat manufacturer’s instructions.Car seat

Where can I get more information?



Phone: (855) 224-3692