Sheriff's Office Programs
Car Seat Safety

The Moultrie County Sheriff's Office is offering Free Child Passenger Safety Seat Checks by certified Technicians. Technicians (Officers) will check and demonstrate the correct installation of your child safety seat in your vehicle. This service is available by appointment or at a local Safety Seat check-up point. For appointments and Safety Seat check-up point locations and information, please contact Moultrie County Sheriff's Office at 217-728-4386
 

Infant Toddler Young Children
Weight Birth to 1 year up to 20 - 22 lbs. Over 1 year and over 20 lbs. - 40 lbs. Ages 4 thru 8 Over 40 lbs.
Type of Seat

Infant Only or Rear-Facing Convertible Convertible/ Forward-Facing
Belt Positioning Booster Seat
Seat Position Rear-Facing Only Forward-Facing Forward-Facing
ALWAYS
MAKE SURE:
Children to one year and at least 20 lbs. In Rear-Facing seats.
Harness Straps at or below shoulder level.
Harness straps should be at or above shoulder level.
Most seats require top slot for forward-facing seats.
Belt Positioning Seats must be used with both lap and shoulder belt.
Make sure the lap belt fits low and tight across the lap/upper thigh area and the shoulder belt fits snug crossing the chest and shoulder to avoid abdominal injuries.
Warning All Children age 12 and under should ride in the back seat. All Children age 12 and under should ride in the back seat. All Children age 12 and under should ride in the back seat.