Child Passenger Safety Clinc

The National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that roughly three out of four child safety seats are not used correctly.

Find a FREE safety seat check in your area

Year round, by appointment the Texas Department of Transportation offers free safety seat check-ups in each of the 25 district offices. To make an appointment to get your car seat inspected, please call the Texas Department of Transportation’s Traffic Safety Specialist for your district.

Parents get expert advice on child safety seats

Jase Herring assisting in Brownwood, Texas at TxDOT’s Child Safety Seat and Booster Seat Check-up Event

Date and Time Location of Check
February 2016 – Call for appointment Texas Department of Transportation, Austin, TX
March 2016 – Call for appointment Texas Department of Transportation, Austin, TX
April 2016 – Call for appointment Texas Department of Transportation, Austin, TX
May 2016 – Call for appointment Texas Department of Transportation, Austin, TX
June 2016 – Call for appointment Texas Department of Transportation, Austin, TX
July 2016 – Call for appointment Texas Department of Transportation, Austin, TX

 Useful Links

 Get a FREE child safety seat check. Text “seat” + your zip code to 876526 to find the nearest specialist.

Message and data rates may apply.  Please see Save Me With a Seat for more terms and conditions.

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To locate the TxDOT District and contact information in  your area, please contact:

Emma Mendoza

emma.mendoza@buckleuptexas.com

512-454-8900

Fraud Prevention and Detection in STEP Grants

Police Traffic Services Program Manager Larry Krantz of the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and Assistant Special Agent in Charge Floyd Sherman of the USDOT’s Office of Inspector General discuss ways to prevent and detect fraud in Select Traffic Enforcement Program (STEP) grants in this very informative video.

According to the Office of Inspector General they maintain “. . a Hotline for receiving allegations of fraud, waste, abuse, or mismanagement in U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT) programs or operations. Allegations may be reported 24 hours a day, seven days a week by DOT employees, contractors, or the general public.” For more information please visit U. S. DOT/OIG website.

To file a complaint with the U. S. DOT/OIG Hotline:  Call: 1.800.424.9071 Email: Hotline@oig.dot.gov or Write: U. S. DOT/OIG P.O. Box 23178 Washington, DC 20026-0178