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. (FF)

 

KidsEmbrace Dale Jr. (FF)

 

Manufacturer  /  Model NameKidsEmbrace Dale Jr. (FF)
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date65500DEJ  /  Oct 4, 2010
Harness Type5-pt
Weight  /  Height22lb - 65lb / 29" - 52"
Evaluation of Labels 5 stars
The labels do not remind the caregiver to tighten the LATCH belt.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
The section describing vehicle seat belt types is incomplete and may be missing important information. Methods of installation are not broken down by seat belt type in the manual.
Securing the Child 2 stars
The restraint did not arrive fully assembled. The harness clip is not labeled with placement instructions. The child restraint has less than three harness adjustment heights. The harness must be rethreaded to adjust height for the child's growth. Mult
Installation Features 5 stars
The child restraint is equipped with push-button LATCH connectors.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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