NHTSA Logo - This page is 508 compliant Child Restraint Re-use After Minor Crashes

NHTSA has made a change in previous policy regarding replacing child safety seats involved in a crash. Below are links to help parents or caregivers understand the revision and the reasons behind it.
* NHTSA Position

* Why NHTSA revised its position

* Video

* Replacement Of Child Seats After A Collision
(PDF Format)

* Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) Status Report - Tough Strong Durable (PDF)
Vol. 35, No. 4, April 15, 2000