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 Viaggio HBB 120

 

 

Manufacturer  /  Model NamePeg Perego Viaggio HBB 120
Model Number  /  Manufacture DateIMVI00US35DX13DP49  /  Jul 27, 2012
Harness TypeHighback/No Back
Weight  /  Height40lb - 120lb / 39" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 2 stars
Illustration of the child in the child restraint is not located directly next to the sizing information. The belt routing path is not sufficiently labeled. The 'no lap belt only' warning is not illustrated on the label.
Evaluation of Instructions 4 stars
The manual cannot be accessed while the restraint is installed in this mode. The warning that the safest place for children is the rear seat is contained in a bulleted list and is not separated from other warnings. The restraint is not depicted in a rear vehicle seat in the manual. The illustration of a properly restrained child is not directly next to sizing information.
Securing the Child 5 stars
No illustration is given on the labeling to demonstrate how to convert the booster from high-back mode to low-back mode.
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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