Car Seat Installation & Inspection

​The Topeka Fire Department is proud join the State of Kansas Child Passenger Safety Program by becoming a Car Seat Inspection station. Car Seat installation can be challenging for a new parent or even a seasoned parent. Installing a car seat correctly will help ensure it preforms correctly during an accident. A Certified Child Passenger Safety Technician will educate you on:

  • Car seat selection: Ensuring the car seat or booster seat is in good condition and appropriate for the child’s height, weight, age and developmental levels
  • Direction: Facing the car seat in the correct direction for the child’s height, weight, age, and developmental levels
  • Location: Placing the car seat or booster seat in the appropriate location within your vehicle
  • Installation: Installing the car seat or booster seat correctly in your vehicle and teach you how install the seat on your own
  • Harnessing: Securing the child in the car seat, booster seat or seat belt


Request a car seat installation / inspection online.


Car Seat Inspection Stations in Shawnee County

Topeka Fire Department

324 SE Jefferson St.
Topeka, KS 66607


Kansas Highway Patrol Troop B

Contact: Trooper Don Hughes
Phone Number: 785-296-3102

3501 NW Hwy 24
Topeka, KS 66618

An appointment is required


Kansas Traffic Safety Resource Office

Contact: Brenda Courtois
Phone Number: 800-416-2522

2930 SW Wanamaker Dr, Ste 100
Topeka, KS 66614

An appointment is required


Mission Township Fire Department

Contact: Erin Finlay & Emily Rupple
Phone Number: 785-478-4053

3101 SW Urish Rd
Topeka, KS 66614

An appointment is required


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