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Child Passenger Safety

PennDOT cares about protecting our children and encourages all adults to take the responsibility of keeping them safe when riding in a vehicle. It is our job to make sure they buckle up — from the time when children are too young to do it themselves to the time they climb behind the wheel for the first time. 

Another safety concern is heatstroke. Heatstroke is the leading cause of non-crash-related vehicle fatalities for kids 14 and younger in the United States. For more information on this topic, visit,, and

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