Installing a new infant car seat can be confusing. There are a lot of rules when it comes to car seat safety, and sometimes it can seem overwhelming. Is it in tight enough? Is it straight enough? Are the straps set correctly? Only about 5% of parents get it right on their own- and about half of the 95% who did it wrong have older kids and have done it before. Sometimes, just having a second pair of eyes looking at your baby's seat can alleviate all your concerns. Car seat safety checks are a great (and free) resource for parents. It never hurts to get checked out. That's why we've compiled a list of places in the area who offer free car seat safety inspections regularly, so you can have a little peace of mind. We recommend calling ahead of time as most are by appointment only.
Flourtown Fire Company
1526 Bethlehem Pike, Flourtown, PA
The first Wednesday of every month from 5-8 PM.
Abington Jefferson Health
1200 Old York Rd, Abington, PA
The third Saturday of each month 1-5 PM by appointment only. Call 267-426-5714.
Limerick Fire Station
390 West Ridge Pike, Limerick, PA
Third Friday of each month from 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM. By appointment only. Call 610-278-5119
Battalion One Fire Station
325 Stump Road, Montgomeryville, PA
The fourth Thursday of every month 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM. By appointment only. Call 610-278-5119.
Montgomery Township Police Department
1001 Stump Rd, Montgomeryville, PA
By appointment only. Call 215-362-2301.
Montgomery Hose and Steam Fire Station
201 West Freedley Street, Norristown, PA
The second Wednesday of every month 9:30 AM - 2:30 PM. By appointment only. Call 610-278-5119.
Pottstown Memorial Medical Center
1600 E. High Street, Pottstown, PA
Every third Friday of the month. By appointment only. Call 610-327-7145.
PA State Police- Skippack
2047C Bridge Road, Skippack, PA
By appointment only. Call 610-584-1250.
Audi of Willow Grove
1520 Easton Road, Willow Grove, PA
By appointment only. Call Ryan Stern:215-938-0600.
Plymouth Fire Company
1323 Colwell Lane, Conshohocken, PA
The second and fourth Wednesday from 5-8 PM.
St. Mary Medical Center
1201 Langhorne Newtown Road, Langhorne, PA
First Saturday of every month 9 AM- noon and the fourth Wednesday of every month from 3-6 PM.
PA State Police- Perkasie
3218 Rickert Road, Perkasie, PA
By appointment only. Call 215-249-9191.
PA State Police- Media
1342 W. Baltimore Pike, Media, PA
By appointment only. Call 484-840-1000.
S. M. Vauclain Fire Company
1201 Haverford Road, Crum Lynn, PA
The second Thursday of every month 10 AM - noon
Middletown Fire Company
425 S. New Middletown Road, Media, PA
The third Thursday of every month 10 AM - 2 PM
PA State Police- Coatesville
997 Lieds Rd, Coatesville, PA
By appointment only. Call 610-486-6181.
West Whiteland Township Police Department
101 Commerce Dr, Exton, PA
Monday through Friday, by appointment only. Call 610-363-0200
West Goshen Police Department
1025 Paoli Pike, West Chester, PA
The second and fourth Thursday of every month. By appointment only. Call 610-344-5557.
Goshen Fire Company
1320 Park Avenue, West Chester, PA
By appointment only. Call 484-888-3162.
Chester County Sheriff
201 West Market Street, Suite 120, West Chester, PA
By appointment only. Call 610-344-6139.
PA State Police- Philadelphia
2201 Belmont Ave., Philadelphia, PA
By appointment only. Call 215-560-6200.
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
3601 A Street, Philadelphia, PA
First Monday of each month 5-8 PM. By appointment only. Call 267-426-5714.
Philadelphia Fire Department Engine 22
3270 Comly Road, Philadelphia, PA
The third Monday of each month 5-8 PM. By appointment only. Call 267-426-5714.
AAA Car Care
1601 S. Columbus Blvd., Philadelphia, PA
The second Wednesday of every month from 5-8 PM.
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