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NHTSA Child Safety Seat Inspection Station Locator


The Child Safety Seat Inspection Station Locations are used to make it easier for all citizens to get their Child Safety Seats properly installed. Car crashes are the largest cause of fatalities and serious injuries for children between ages 2 and 15. Also, surveys indicate that a high percentage of Child Safety Seats are not installed properly. Information updates for each station are reported to NHTSA and enterred by NHTSA staff. NHTSA staff will also attempt to validate the station locations using a comercial Geographic database so this data will, in most cases, be able to be used for driving directions.

NHTSA is an organization under the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) whose mission is to save lives, prevent injuries and reduce economic costs due to road traffic crashes, through education, research, safety standards and enforcement activity. The Child Safety Seat Inspection is important to reduce the fatalities and serious injuries related to improperly installed car seats.


Dataset Summary

Agency Department of Transportation
Sub-Agency/Organization National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Category 23. Transportation
Date Released Jan 05 2010
Date Updated Apr 20 2014
Time Period Current
Frequency Annual

Dataset Information

Data.gov Data Category Type
Raw data
Specialized Data Category Designation Research
Keywords Child Seat, Safety, Inspection, Stations, Station
Unique ID 80

Contributing Agency Information

Citation
N/A
Agency Program Page http://www.nhtsa.gov/cps/cpsfitting/index.cfm
Agency Data Series Page http://www.nhtsa.gov/cps/cpsfitting/index.cfm

Dataset Coverage

Unit of Analysis
N/A
Granularity Nationwide, including Territories
Geographic Coverage Zip, State, Geo co-ordinates

Data Description

Collection Mode
Data Collection Instrument N/A
Data Dictionary/Variable List N/A

Dataset Quality

Data Quality Certification
No
Privacy and Confidentiality
No
Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

Additional Dataset Documentation

Technical Documentation
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Additional Metadata N/A

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