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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Learning Curve Via I470 Infant Seat (RF)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameLearning Curve Via I470 Infant Seat
Model Number  /  Manufacture DateI470-SNGY  /  May 20, 2011
Harness Type5-pt
Weight  /  Height5lb - 35lb / up to 32"
Evaluation of Labels 5 stars
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
Some weight information was not entered in metric units in the manual.
Securing the Child 5 stars
The restraint was not set for the smallest possible occupant.
Installation Features 5 stars
LATCH attachments have buttons to depress for removal.  The belt positioning feature is simple to use, but the user should refer to the owner's manual for guidance.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 5 stars

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