Car Seat Information for Parents

If you need a car seat, please contact Safe Riders at saferiders@dshs.texas.gov or 1-800-252-8255. Safe Riders responds to messages in the order in which they are received. Please allow two-to-three business days for a response to your message. Please visit the Safe Riders webpage for information about eligibility to receive a car seat.

If you need a car seat and there is not an event listed near you, please contact Safe Riders at saferiders@dshs.texas.gov or 1-800-252-8255 and leave a message. Please include your city, county, and zip code. Safe Riders responds to messages in the order in which they are received. Please allow two-to-three business days for a response to your message. 

Child Passenger Safety Videos

Securing Our Future (Asegurando Nuestro Futuro) is a video that provides basic information about child passenger safety. Designed for parents, it provides an overview of the need for restraining children, types of child restraints, and how to use them, as well as resources for additional information.

Securing Our Future - 13:12 (YouTube) Asegurando Nuestro Futuro - 11:46 (YouTube)

Child Passenger Safety Additional Resources


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Last updated September 27, 2021