Albany NY-Car seat safety installation


Albany NY- Are you unsure about putting a car seat in safely for your newborn child? would like to help parents who need help with this find the information so your child is safe when you travel in the car. Did you know 4 out of every 5 seats are installed incorrectly?

New York State Law:

  • All Children age 7 and under must be in a CSS or booster seat unless:
  • Over 100 lbs
  • Over 4’9” tall (57”)
  • Over 40 lbs and forced to sit in a seating position that does not have a shoulder belt. (Center position in many back seats when the outboard seats are already occupied.)

Booster seats should NOT be used with a lap belt only. The child should be moved to a seating position that has a shoulder belt, where a booster seat can be used. If no shoulder belt positions are available, the child over 40 lbs should be buckled with the lap belt and no booster seat should be used.

No child should ever be rear facing in front of an airbag.

All children age 8– 15 must wear a seat belt. (Ticket goes to the driver)

All occupants in front seat must wear a seat belt.


In Albany County you can contact the following places for installation of your child car seats.

New York State Police – Troop G
504 Loudon Road, Loudonville, NY  12211
One day each month – Call for the next date and to schedule an appointment
Appointment required
Contact:  Trooper Leonard J. Fornabia at (518)783-3259

Albany County Department of Public Works
449 New Salem Road, Voorheesville, NY  12186
Monday thru Friday – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Appointment required
Contact: Bill Van Alstyne at (518) 765-2565 or e-mail

Albany Police Department, Traffic Safety
526 Central Avenue, Albany, NY  12206
Tues. & Thurs. – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.; Wednesday – 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.; 2nd Saturday – 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. — Appointment required
Contact: Officer Matt Montesano at (518) 447-7875 or e-mail

Bethlehem Police Department
Delmar Fire Department, 145 Adams Street, Delmar, NY  12054
Second Tuesday of month – 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Appointment required
Contact: Lt. Robert J. Berben at (518) 439-9973 or e-mail

Town of Colonie Police Department
312 Wolf Road, Latham, NY  12211
Appointment required
Contact:  Community Services at (518) 782-2662

City of Cohoes Police Department
97 Mohawk Street, Cohoes, NY  12047
Appointment required
Contact:  Officer Chad Robillard at (518) 237-5333 or e-mail

Capital Region Safe Kids Coalition
47 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208
Appointment required
Contact:  Kelley Pike at (518) 262-0890 or e-mail

In Clinton County here are the locations for your car seat help:

FitzPatrick Cancer Center at CVPH Medical Center
75 Beekman Street, Plattsburg, NY  12901
One Sunday per month – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. — Appointment required
Contact:  Martha Passino or Cathy Dubay at (518) 562-7770

Plattsburgh City Police Department
45 Pine Street, Plattsburgh, NY  12901
Monday thru Friday – 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. — Appointment required
Contact:  Officer Stu Bailey at (518) 563-3411 or e-mail

Clinton County Traffic Safety
133 Margaret Street, Plattsburgh, NY  12901
Monday thru Friday – 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Appointment required
Contact:  Mitch Carriere at (518) 565-4397

Altona Town Hall
Miner Farm Road, Altona, NY  12910
3rd Tuesday of every other month – 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. — Appointment required
Contact:  Mitch Carriere at (518) 565-4397

Morrisonville-Schuyler Falls Volunteer Ambulance, Inc.
21 Banker Road, Morrisonville, NY  12962
Sunday – Saturday 5 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Appointment required
Contact:  Michel Carriere at (518) 563-6402 or email

Champlain American Legion
Elm Street, Champlain, NY  12919
2nd Tuesday of every other month – 9:30 a.m. to 2: 30 p.m. — Appointment required
Contact:  Mitch Carriere at (518) 565-4397

Clinton County Sheriff’s Department
25 McCarthy Drive, Plattsburgh, NY  12901
Daily – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. — Appointment required
Contact:  Mitch Carriere at (518) 565-4397 or e-mail

Keeseville Fire Department
Pleasant Street, Keeseville, NY  12944
2nd Thursday of every other month – 9:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. — Appointment required
Contact:  Mitch Carriere at (518) 565-4397

Columbia County locations:

Columbia County Sheriff’s Office
85 Industrial Tract, Hudson, NY  12534
By appointment only
Contact:  Deputy Wendy Guntert at (518) 828-0601

City of Hudson Police Department
427 Warren Street, Hudson, NY  12534
By appointment only — 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Contact:  Officer Shane Bower at (518) 828-3388

Essex County and Franklin County NY locations:

Essex County Sheriff’s Department
702 Stowersville Road, Lewis, NY  12950
Second Tuesday of the month — Appointment required
Contact:  Deputy Shawn Lydamore at (518) 873-6321

Saranac Lake Police Department
1 Main Street, Saranac Lake, NY  12983
Appointment required
Contact: Patrolman Casey H. Reardon at (518) 891-4422

New York State Police
1097 NYS Route 86, Ray Brook, NY  12977
Appointment required
Contact:  Trooper Goetz at (518) 897-2000

Essex County Public Health
132 Water Street, Elizabethtown, NY 12932
Mon – Fri non-holiday 8 am – 4 pm — Appointment required
Contact: Chris Carpenter at (518) 873-3500 or Rose Koop-Angelicola at (518) 873-3523 or e-mail

Lake Placid Police Department
2693 Main Street, Lake Placid, NY 12946
Appointment required
Contact: Sgt. Carol Hayes at (518) 523-3306 or e-mail

Essex County Traffic Safety
7533 Court Street, Elizabethtown, NY 12932
Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Appointment required
Contact: Daniel Sadowski at (518) 873-3630 or e-mail

Ticonderoga Police Department
135 Burgoyne Road, Ticonderoga, NY 12883
Appointment required
Contact: Ron Drinkwine/Records Clerk at (518) 585-2205 or

Greene County locations:

Catskill Police Department
422 Main Street, Catskill, NY  12414
Appointment required
Contact: Sgt. Brian Kozloski or Officer Tercasio at (518) 943-2244

Greene County Sheriff’s Office
80 Bridge Street, Catskill, NY  12414
Appointment required
Contact: Deputy Delvecchio at (518) 719-3765

Montgomery County NY locations:

New York State Police
3003 State Route 5S, Fultonville, NY  12072-9703
Appointment required
Contact:  Trooper Lisa MacLauchlin at (518) 853-3724

Rensselaer County NY locations:

City of Troy Police Department
55 State Street, Troy, NY  12180
Appointment required – Must be a resident of Rensselaer County
Contact:  Troy Police Department Community Services Division at (518) 270-4689

Rensselaer City Police Department
201 Broadway, Rensselaer, NY  12144
Appointment required
Contact:  Sgt. Tony Nagengast at (518) 462-7515

Town of Schodack Police Department
1797 Columbia Turnpike, Castleton, NY  12033
Friday – Monday – 6 p.m. – 4 a.m. — Appointment required
Contact:  Officer Mike Miller at (518) 477-8077 or email

Saratoga County NY locations:

Mechanicville Police Department
4 Industrial Park Road, Mechanicville, NY  12118
Appointment required
Contact:  Patrolman John Pugliese at (518) 664-7383

Cornell University Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County
50 West High Street, Ballston Spa, NY  12020
Appointment required
Contact:  Cindy Dort at (518) 885-8995, ext. 228

Wilton EMS
1 Harran Lane, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
Appointment required
Contact:  Jared Gilston, Paramedic at (518) 587-5590 or e-mail

Clifton Park/Halfmoon Emergency Corp.
15 Crossing Blvd., Clifton Park, NY 12065
Appointment required
Contact:  Michael Siiss at (518) 371-3880 or e-mail

Schenectady County NY locations:

Rotterdam Police Department Traffic Safety Unit
40 West Campbell Road, Schenectady, NY  12306
Appointment required
Contact:  Robert Dufek at (518) 355-7331 or e-mail

Town of Niskayuna Police Department
1 Niskayuna Circle, Niskayuna, NY  12309
Daily – Appointment required
Contact:  Ptl. Michael Terwilliger or Ptl. John Serotta (7 a.m. to 3 p.m.) at the Dispatch Center at (518) 374-3159

Town of Glenville Police Department
18 Glenridge Road, Glenville, NY  12302
Daily – Appointment required
Contact:  Gene Bekkering at (518) 384-0137

Schenectady Fire Station 1
360 Veeder Avenue, Schenectady, NY  12308
Fourth Wednesday of the month – 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. — Appointment required
Contact:  Nicole Eschler (Community Maternity Services) at (518) 322-2655

Warren and Washington NY County locations:

Washington County Public Health
415 Lower Main Street, Hudson Falls, NY 12839
Appointment required
Contact:  Elizabeth St. John at (518) 746-2400 ext. 3478
Monday – Friday between 8:30 a.m and 4:30 p.m. to schedule an appointment.

Warren County Sheriff’s Office
1400 State Route 9, Lake George, NY  12845
Appointment required
Contact:  Sgt. Peter DiFiore at (518) 743-2500

North Country Ministry
32 Circle Avenue, North Creek, NY  12853
Appointment required
Flexible appointments available. Call 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday to schedule
Contact:  James Posluszny at (518) 251-4460

At we want everyone in our area to be safe while traveling in cars. Our children are our future please keep children buckled up and secure in their car seats. If you have any questions how to have as many discounts as possible on your Auto Insurance please visit our site or call us we are your local insurance center helping drivers all over save money on their New York Insurance. We are available at 518-798-6300 for assistance.



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