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Child Safety Seat Inspection & Replacement Program
Contact: Vickie Fisher, call 775-858-5700 ext 6226

We begin set up 1 hour before the posted start time and will run for 3 hours. Dates and locations are subject to change.

Date Start Time Location
Saturday, March 25 10 a.m. UNR Early Head Start
401 West 2nd Street, Reno
Saturday, April 29 10 a.m. Menath Insurance
1325 Airmotive Way, Reno
Saturday, May 20 10 a.m. Champion Chevrolet
800 Kietzke Lane, Reno

 More dates and locations are being scheduled. Please check back soon for additional dates and locations. 

Car seat inspection appointments are also offered by Point of Impact staff. Car seats are not distributed at appointments.  Click here to schedule your appointment.

2017 Training Opportunities

OTS Child Passenger Safety Assistant Training

This class will provide basic education on child passenger safety and child safety seat installation, crash dynamics and much more! This 12-hour course includes 8 hours of classroom instruction the first day, followed by a second day that includes 4 hours of installation at a car seat checkpoint (dates and locations above).

Class Dates and Times: No classes currently scheduled. If interested, call Vickie at 858-5700 ext. 6226 to be placed on an interest list. Private classes for your group are available. 

Cost: $30, includes lunch and course materials. Cost may be reduced or waived for some groups or in exchange for volunteer participation.


NHTSA Child Passenger Safety Technician Training

This is a comprehensive, nationally standardized 36-hour training course in Child Passenger Safety. Topics include: the need for child passenger safety programs, relevant federal legislation and safety standards, crash dynamics, vehicle occupant protection systems, selection and use of child restraint systems, correct installation of child restraints, misuse and compatibility issues and more. The course includes 32 hours of classroom instruction, followed by 4 hours of installation at a car seat checkpoint.

March Class Dates and Times:  Tuesday, March 21-Thursday, March 23, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Friday, March 24, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturday, March 25 checkpoint. Course ID NV20160420419.

May/June Class Dates and Times: Tuesday, May 30-Thursday, June 1, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Friday, June 2, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.; Saturday, June 2 checkpoint.  Course ID NV 20170119103.

To Register: Visit cert.safekids.org.  

Cost: $85 registration fee with Safe Kids Worldwide; $65 local fee includes lunch each day and course materials. 


Technician Renewal Course

This fast-paced, 8-hour course is designed for Technicians and Instructors whose certification has expired. The course is available for all expired technicians, regardless of how long their certification has been expired. A student who does not pass the renewal course will need to take the full Certification Course.

Class Dates and Times: No class currently scheduled.   

To Register: Visit cert.safekids.org

Cost: $80 registration fee with Safe Kids Worldwide; $25 local fee includes course materials.


Technician Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

To assist our Certified Technicians in maintaining their certification, Point of Impact will make every effort to host periodic in-person sessions and updates that can be used to fulfill the CEU requirement for re-Certification.

Class Dates and Times: No classes currently scheduled.  Contact Vickie if you need CEU options. 

To Register:  Email Vickie at vfisher@remsa-cf.com.

Cost: $10.  Free to REMSA employees.

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