Proper use of a car seat can reduce the chances of your child being injured or killed in a crash by as much as 71%. Using a car seat properly is required by law in Alberta. Use the YES test to help you properly install the car seat in your vehicle and buckle up your child correctly every time.
Push, pull and adjust the seat until you can check each item that applies to your child’s car seat.
There are 2 steps to install the forward-facing car seat in your vehicle.
1. Secure the bottom of the car seat. Either:
2. Always use the
If you answered “YES” to all of the statements, you’re ready for travel! If not, check the instruction booklet for your car seat as well as your vehicle’s owners manual for the exact installation instructions.
Current as of: July 3, 2019
Author: Provincial Injury Prevention Program, Alberta Health Services
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