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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Kiddy CruiserFix Pro (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameKiddy CruiserFix Pro
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date51520CF045  /  Sep 5, 2011
Harness TypeHighback
Weight  /  Height33lb - 100lb / 38" - 60"
Evaluation of Labels 3 stars
No additional sizing information is given on the labels.  The belt routing path is not sufficiently labeled.
Evaluation of Instructions 4 stars
The manual cannot be accessed while the restraint is installed in this mode. The warning against using a lap belt only is not illustrated in the manual.  Heights in the manual and on the seat's labeling do not match.
Securing the Child 5 stars
Installation Features 4 stars
The shoulder belt positioning device requires the use of two hands, but the action of positioning is simple.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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