Child Safety Seat Ease of Use Ratings


Are All Seats Safe?
All car seats rated by NHTSA meet Federal Safety Standards & strict crash performance standards. While all rated seats are safe, they do differ in their ease of use in four basic catagories:


Evaluation of Instructions

Vehicle Installation Features

Evaluation of Labels

Securing the Child


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Triple Play Sit N Stroll (FF)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameTriple Play Sit N Stroll (FF)
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date4001  /  Sep 30, 2007
Harness Type5-pt
Weight  /  Height20lb - 40lb / 18" - 40"
Evaluation of Labels 1 stars
No additional sizing information is given on the label. Tether is not labeled in illustrations. Additional harness slot height adjustment instructions are given in text only. Belt path is not labeled. Labels do not remind caregiver to tighten LATCH or tether.
Evaluation of Instructions 1 stars
Instruction manual storage is difficult to find and/or use. No additional sizing information is given. All methods of installation are not labeled. Warning that the safest place is the rear seat is buried in a bulleted list. Caregiver must read text to route seatbelt. Caregiver must read text to route LATCH. Names on manual/on labels do not match.
Securing the Child 3 stars
The harness clip is not labeled with placement instructions. A headhugger or body pillow covers the harness slots. Harness must be rethread to adjust. Loose parts are generated when disassembling for cleaning.
Installation Features 5 stars
Lower attachments disconnect via push-button connectors. LATCH/Tether storage system is not sufficiently labeled.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 2 stars

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