Project Buckle Up


Buckled for Life
Avoid Common Errors with Child Passenger Restraint



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The Problem

Since 2000, an average of approximately 1,900 children ages 14 and under are killed as occupants in motor vehicles and more than 227,000 are injured. Unfortunately, this is most often attributed to the improper, or lack of, child restraint use. About half of all children under the age of five who died in crashes were not buckled up.

Our Goal

It is the mission of the St. Johns County Tax Collector’s Office through Project Buckle Up to educate and assist parents and caregivers of St. Johns County with the proper installation and use of child passenger safety restraints and promote vehicle passenger safety.

How We Can Help

Nationally-certified Child Passenger Safety technicians are available by appointment to assist parents and caregivers with the inspection and installation of child safety seats. Project Buckle Up will show you how to properly install your child safety seat at no cost to you. For qualifying St. Johns County residents, child safety seats are available at a discounted rate.

Qualifications for a Discounted Child Safety Seat

  • Parent or legal guardian of the child
  • Resident of St. Johns County

AND the parent qualifies for and receives assistance from one of the following programs:

  • Food Stamps
  • Medicaid

More Information

For more information, please contact the St. Johns County Tax Collector Office at (904) 209-2250 or taxcollector@sjctax.us.

Vision & Mission

Vision
To Be the Beacon of Trust that Provides the Highest Quality Public Services

Mission
Delivering Tax Collector Services Through Innovation, Integrity & Expertise

Values

Customer-focused
United
Service-oriented
Trustworthy
Organized
Motivated
Ethical
Respectful

Contact Us
Main Office, St. Augustine
4030 Lewis Speedway
St. Augustine, FL 32084
Phone: (904) 209-2250
Fax: (904) 209-2283
Email: taxcollector@sjctax.us