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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Graco MyRide65 with Safety Surround (RF)

 

Graco MyRide65 with Safety Surround (RF)

 

Manufacturer  /  Model NameGraco MyRide65 with Safety Surround (RF)
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date1783100  /  Sep 6, 2011
Harness Type5-pt
Weight  /  Height4lb - 40lb / head 1" from top of restraint
Evaluation of Labels 5 stars
Labels do not explain the use of LATCH.
Evaluation of Instructions 4 stars
The user may need to read the text in order to route the seatbelt correctly. The LATCH attachments arrive stored, and the owner's manual does not describe how to remove them from storage prior to first use. No differentiation is made between lap-belt on
Securing the Child 3 stars
There is a head hugger or body pillow blocking the harness slots in the shell from being easily visible. The harness must be rethreaded to adjust height for the child's growth. Multiple actions are required to convert the seat to this mode of use; these
Installation Features 2 stars
Interference is possible between a seat component and the belt routing system. There are not three levels of built-in recline available. The restraint is equipped with hook-style LATCH attachments which may require twisting to remove from the lower anch
Overall Ease of Use Rating 3 stars

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