Car Seat Program
Richmond Fire-Rescue has been conducting infant and child passenger safety seat inspections for the past five years. Currently, there are 30 firefighters who are trained and certified to conduct these inspections.
By appointment, firefighters inspect infant and child passenger safety seats, including booster seats. Inspections include:
- To ensure correct installation in vehicles
- Correct use of safety seats according to child's weight and height
- Check safety seats for any defects
- Advise parents of any recalls on child safety seats
Please Note: Car safety seats must be installed prior to conducting the inspection.
Child Restraint Safety Checks are free. Richmond Fire-Rescue will be hosting afternoon and evening Safe Ride Inspections as follows:
|Date:||2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month
|Time:||3:00 - 4:30 pm
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
|Location:||NEW LOCATION - From March 24, 2015 onwards
No. 5 Fire Hall
22451 Westminster Hwy
For information on infant and child passenger safety seats, visit the Transport Canada website which contains more details.
For information on how to purchase an infant or child safety seat, the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia website contains more detail.