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Point of Impact Schedule

Child Safety Seat Inspection & Replacement Program
Contact: Vickie Fisher, call 775-858-5700 ext 6226

We begin set up 1 hour before the posted start time and will accept the first 30 cars or run for 3 hours, whichever comes first. Dates and locations are subject to change.

 
 
Date Start Time Location
Saturday, September 13 10 a.m. Child Passenger Safety Week Kick-Off
Baby Depot at Burlington Coat Factory
4015 South Virginia Street, Reno
Saturday, September 20 10 a.m. Seat Check Saturday, in Observance of Child Passenger Safety Week
Hosted by Allstate agent Ramie Pratt
2321 Kietzke Lane, Reno
Saturday, October 11 10. a.m. Raley's
1630 Robb Drive, Reno
Saturday, November 1 10 a.m.  Hosted by McDonalds
1810 Silverada Boulevard, Reno

More dates and locations are being scheduled. Please check back often.

 

Unable to attend a checkpoint? Don't like waiting in lines?
The Northern Nevada Fitting Station may be able to help.
Click here for more information.

2014 Training Opportunities

OTS Child Passenger Safety Assistant Training

This class will provide basic education on child passenger safety and child safety seat installation, crash dynamics and much more! This 12-hour course includes 8 hours of classroom instruction the first day, followed by a second day that includes 4 hours of installation at a car seat checkpoint (dates and locations above).

Class Dates and Times: No classes currently scheduled. If interested, call Vickie at 858-5700 ext. 6226 to be placed on an interest list. Private classes for your group are available. 

Cost: $30, includes lunch and course materials. Cost may be reduced or waived for some groups or in exchange for volunteer participation.

 

NHTSA Child Passenger Safety Technician Training

This is a comprehensive, nationally standardized 36-hour training course in Child Passenger Safety. Topics include: the need for child passenger safety programs, relevant federal legislation and safety standards, crash dynamics, vehicle occupant protection systems, selection and use of child restraint systems, correct installation of child restraints, misuse and compatibility issues and more. The course includes 32 hours of classroom instruction, followed by 4 hours of installation at a car seat checkpoint.

Class Dates and Times: October 7-10, 8:30 a.m. to 4:20 p.m. and October 11 Checkpoint. 

To Register: Visit cert.safekids.org. Course ID# NV20140717690.

Cost: $85 registration fee with Safe Kids Worldwide; $65 local fee includes lunch each day and course materials (reduced fee of $30 for Wednesday evening class). Cost may be reduced or waived for some groups or in exchange for volunteer participation.

 

Technician Renewal Course

This fast-paced, 8-hour course is designed for Technicians and Instructors whose certification has expired. The course is available for all expired technicians, regardless of how long their certification has been expired. A student who does not pass the renewal course will need to take the full Certification Course.

Class Dates and Times: No classes currently scheduled. 

To Register: Visit cert.safekids.org.

Cost: $75 registration fee with Safe Kids Worldwide; $30 local fee includes course materials.

Note: The current 2009 LATCH manual will be available for purchase during the class for an additional $30. The 2011 LATCH manual will be available for purchase for $30.

 

Technician Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

To assist our Certified Technicians in maintaining their certification, Point of Impact will make every effort to host periodic in-person sessions and updates that can be used to fulfill the CEU requirement for re-Certification.

Class Dates and Times: No classes currently scheduled. 

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