Child Safety Seat Safety Checks
The West Mifflin Borough Police Department has two certified Child Safety Seat (and child restraint) safety officers.
To ask about Child Safety Seat Safety or to schedule a check, please call (412) 461 3125 and ask for either Officer Scruggs, or Sgt. Bandik.
Pennsylvania’s Child Restraint Laws (abridged summary)
- All drivers operating a passenger car, Class I and Class II truck, classic motor vehicle, antique motor vehicle or motor home shall securely fasten infants and children under 8 years of age in an approved child restraint/booster when riding anywhere in the motor vehicle, including the cargo area.
- All drivers transporting children under 4 years of age are responsible to securely restrain those children in an approved child passenger restraint system. (Primary Law)
- All drivers transporting children 4 years of age or older but under 8 years of age are responsible to securely restrain those children in a seat belt system and an appropriately fitting child booster seat. (Primary Law)