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Office of Traffic Safety

A Division of the Minnesota Department of Public Safety

Child Care / Foster Care Classes

Classes can be found by visiting Developtoolmn.org.

Please use keyword C.A.R.S.


Prior to transporting children under the age eight, you must satisfactorily complete at least a three (3) hour training on the proper use and installation of child restraint systems.  This training must be provided by instructors certified and approved by the Department of Public Safety - office of Traffic Safety and be  repeated every five (5) years.  Class does not need to be taken in the county in which you are licensed.  The three hour child passenger  safety training curriculum is approved by the Minnesota Office of Traffic Safety.   

Please contact Irene Jones with questions about setting up group classes at (651) 201-7068 or email: irene.jones@state.mn.us