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 Grow and Go 3-in-1 (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameSafety 1st Grow and Go 3-in-1
Model Number  /  Manufacture DateCC169-DDL  /  Dec 22, 2016
Harness TypeHighback
Weight  /  Height40lb - 100lb / 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 instruction manual storage location may be difficult to find and cannot be accessed while the child is seated in the seat.
Securing the Child 2 stars
Storing the harness to use this seat in booster mode requires multiple stesps which should be followed in the owner's manual. There are no illustrations on the car seat depicting this step.
Installation Features 3 stars
The shoulder belt guide may allow unintentional slack to occur in the seat belt.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 3 stars

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