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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Safety 1st Summit (B)

 

Safety 1st Summit (B)

 

Manufacturer  /  Model NameSafety 1st Summit (B)
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date22566-AON  /  Aug 16, 2012
Harness TypeHighback
Weight  /  Height40lb - 100lb / 43" - 52"
Evaluation of Labels 3 stars
No additional sizing information is given on the labels. The belt path labeling is not contrasting and may be difficult to read. The belt routing path is not labeled.
Evaluation of Instructions 3 stars
The manual cannot be accessed while the restraint is installed in this mode. The instruction manual storage may be difficult to find. No full picture exists of a properly restrained child in the restraint in the owner's manual. Additional sizing informa
Securing the Child 1 stars
The harness may need to be completely removed from the restraint to convert to this mode of use from another mode. While disassembling for cleaning, mandatory pieces may become loose and could be misplaced.
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 3 stars

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