Sometimes during car trips that are especially long or stressful, my son has a tendency to want to unbuckle himself or his brother. This always leads to me pulling over to get them buckled up. So, I thought, what if I could prevent this from happening? Naturally, I went on a quest to find products to keep my children safely buckled up in the car. To save you the time and trouble, I’m sharing these with you. These links may include affiliate links, which help fund this website, but you are not obligated to purchase anything. I hope this post saves you time and money. So, let’s begin!
5 Products that Will Keep Your Child Safely Buckled Up in the Car
This product slips over the seatbelt release and boasts that it can be easily opened by an adult using a key. It is for standard seatbelts and keeps children with special needs safely buckled up without much hassle. It has 4 out of 5 stars on Amazon and great reviews. Best of all, it’s relatively inexpensive!
Labeled and packaged by special needs students in Lexington, MA, the buckle boss works a lot like the BeltLock does, but is slightly cheaper. Any slim object can be used to release the seatbelt. It gets 4.4 out of 5 stars on Amazon and costs only $16.
The buckle guard snaps on easily and is removed easily by an adult to help keep children safely buckled into their seats. You can remove the back if necessary, but you can also unbuckle by slipping a key through the slot it makes. It gets 3.8 out of 5 stars on Amazon and is only $16.95 but it doesn’t fit all car models, so be sure to check to make sure it fits your model before buying.
Keep your child safely buckled in with this buckle guard. It’s very similar to #3, but only gets 3.4 out of 5 stars on Amazon because it’s a bit awkward to install and doesn’t work on all car models. It is cheap though, at $19.98 for a 2-pack.
This buckle guard works for both side buttons and top buttons where most only work for top buttons. Keep your child buckled up and use a key to release the buckle. It only gets 3 out of 5 stars on Amazon, but that’s because it doesn’t fit all car models. Check the specifications before buying it to make sure it will work for your car! It is only $7.95 for one cover.
The items above are ranked by most to least highly rated by consumers, but you can choose to do your own research and look at them to see if they work for you. Keeping your children safely buckled up? Now it’s a cinch!