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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KidsEmbrace Dale Jr. (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameKidsEmbrace Dale Jr. (B)
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date65500DEJ  /  Oct 4, 2010
Harness TypeHigh Back
Weight  /  Height30lb - 100lb / 38" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 5 stars
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
The car seat is not pictured on a rear vehicle seat in the manual.
Securing the Child 1 stars
Conversion to this mode from another mode requires multiple actions; caregiver must read instruction manual. While disassembling for cleaning, mandatory pieces may become loose and could be misplaced.
Installation Features 4 stars
The shoulder belt may slip out of the shoulder belt positioning device.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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