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Available Adaptive Trainings

Safe Travel for All Children: Transporting Children with Special Health Care Needs

Safe Travel for All Children (STAC) is designed to serve as an enrichment course for child passenger safety technicians (CPSTs) who are interested in learning more about adaptive transportation.  The training, which lasts approximately two days, combines classroom lectures, discussions, and hands-on exercises.  During the training, participants will be introduced to medical conditions that can impact restraint selection and have the opportunity to complete positioning, harnessing, and installation the adaptive restraint systems.  The training concludes with an exam that assesses knowledge of the adaptive restraints, proper use, and installation.

If you are interested in receiving more information about training opportunities, please contact National Center at 1-800-543-6227 or

Hybrid version coming nationwide in 2024!

Upcoming Safe Travel for All Children Trainings

Can't find an upcoming, local Safe Travel for All Children course?  Find a local STAC Instructor to see if a STAC course is being planned!


Child Passenger Safety Training for EMS Providers

Improving Occupant Protection for Children in Ambulances is designed to teach EMS personnel about the selection and installation of ambulance-specific restraints and some types of conventional child restraints on the ambulance cot. General occupant protection principles and policy and protocol development are also addressed in the four-hour training, which combines lecture with hands-on exercises.

Course instructors are required to be certified child passenger safety technicians (CPSTs) with current experience in the field of emergency medical services.

An instructor application and course materials can be obtained by contacting the Automotive Safety Program at 1-800-543-6227 or

Preterm Infant and Low Birth Weight Infant Transportation

Hybrid version coming in 2024!

If you have questions, contact the Automotive Safety Program at 1-800-543-6227 or