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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Safety 1st Continuum (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameSafety 1st Continuum
Model Number  /  Manufacture DateCC137-CVP  /  Feb 2, 2016
Harness TypeHighback
Weight  /  Height40lb - 80lb / 43" - 52"
Evaluation of Labels 3 stars
No supplemental sizing information is given on the labels. The belt routing path is not completely labeled.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
The manual cannot be accessed while the car seat is installed in this mode and the child is in the car seat.The instruction manual storage location may be difficult to find.
Securing the Child 4 stars
Conversion to this mode from another mode requires multiple actions, but the actions are simple. Illustrations are not provided on the labels to assist with conversion to this mode from another mode.
Installation Features 4 stars
The shoulder belt may slip out of the shoulder belt positioning device.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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