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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Peg Perego Primo Viaggio SIP 30-30



Manufacturer  /  Model NamePeg Perego Primo Viaggio SIP 30-30
Model Number  /  Manufacture DateIMUNOOUS35S046S041  /  Sep 22, 2009
Harness Type5-pt
Weight  /  Height5lb - 30lb / up to 30"
Evaluation of Labels 1 stars
There is not a picture of a child properly restrained in the CRS on the labeling. No additional harness slot height adjustment information is given. The belt routing path is not labeled. Labels do not explain the use of LATCH. Labels do not remind the user to tighten the LATCH belt.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
In the manual, there is no full illustration of the child in the restraint directly next to sizing information.
Securing the Child 4 stars
The harness clip is not labeled to indicate its correct placement. The harness must be rethreaded when reassembling after cleaning. Hand tools must be used to reassemble after cleaning. When disassembling for cleaning, mandatory pieces to the restraint must be removed and could be misplaced.
Installation Features 5 stars
Push-button-style connectors are used as LATCH attachments.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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