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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Cosco Traveler



Manufacturer  /  Model NameCosco Traveler
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date22-270-CBA  /  Oct 30, 2007
Harness TypeHigh Back
Weight  /  Height30lb - 80lb / 34" - 52"
Evaluation of Labels 4 stars
Belt path is not labeled.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
Warning that the rear seat is the safest place is buried in a bulleted list. Manual storage cannot be accessed when the CRS is installed in this mode of use.
Securing the Child 2 stars
Seat did not arrive assembled.
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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