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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SafeGuard Go (FF)

 

 

Manufacturer  /  Model NameSafeGuard Go (FF)
Model Number  /  Manufacture DateF101860  /  Dec 5, 2007
Harness Type5-pt
Weight  /  Height22lb - 60lb / 31" - 52"
Evaluation of Labels 3 stars
Additional sizing information may be missing from the label. Labels do not explain the use of LATCH. No instructions are given for the use of the tether.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
Warning that the safest place is the rear seat is buried in a bulleted list.
Securing the Child 4 stars
Multiple actions are required to convert the seat to this mode of use; the caregiver must read the instructions. Loose parts are generated when disassembling for cleaning.
Installation Features 5 stars
Lower attachments disconnect via push-button connectors. LATCH/Tether storage system is not sufficiently labeled.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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