FREE Child Safety Seat Inspection
Specially trained and certified sheriff's deputies will help parents and caregivers ensure that a child fits securely in the safety seat and that the safety seat fits securely in the vehicle seat. These FREE inspections take place once a month on a Saturday.
Bring your vehicle and safety seat(s). Bring your child, too...if he or she is available!
Questions about Safety Seat Saturday? Please email us. The Sheriff’s Office is not available to inspect safety seats separate from scheduled events.
The next Safety Seat Saturday is September 26!
Line is open from 8 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
(Line closes at 10:30. All cars in line by 10:30 will be served.)
Fairfax County Public Safety Center
Public Parking Garage - Follow the signs in garage)
10550 Page Avenue, Fairfax, VA
No appointments: first come - first served
2015 Safety Seat Saturday dates: January 31, March 7 and March 28, April 18, May 23, June 13, July 18, August 22, September 26, October 31, November 21 and December 12.
Virginia law requires that ALL children up to age 8 must be in a child restraint device (which includes a booster seat).
The law also states that ALL rear-facing infant seats MUST be placed in the back seat of a vehicle. In the event the vehicle does not have a back seat, the rear-facing infant seat may be placed in the front passenger seat ONLY if the vehicle is either not equipped with a passenger side airbag or the passenger side airbag has been deactivated.
Learn how to install a child safety seat from the comfort of your home or office! The Virginia Department of Health has a series of YouTube instructional videos to help you get the job done right.