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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Compass B505

 

Compass B505

 

Manufacturer  /  Model NameCompass B505
Model Number  /  Manufacture DateB505-TRB  /  Mar 21, 2008
Harness TypeHigh Back
Weight  /  Height30lb - 100lb / 38" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 4 stars
On the labeling, the height and weight requirements are not directly next to an illustration of a child in the CRS. The 'no lap belt only' warning is not illustrated on the label.
Evaluation of Instructions 4 stars
In the manual, additional text describing how the child should fit in the restraint is independent of an illustration showing a restrained child. The instruction manual is difficult to find and/or use while the child restraint is installed. There is no
Securing the Child 5 stars
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 5 stars

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