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 B540 (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameLearning Curve B540
Model Number  /  Manufacture DateB540-POP OF TEAL  /  Jul 8, 2013
Harness TypeHighback
Weight  /  Height30lb - 100lb / 38" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 4 stars
Belt routing path labeling is not contrasting.   The warning against using a lap belt only is not illustrated on the labels.
Evaluation of Instructions 4 stars
The manual cannot be accessed while the child is seated.  Sizing information is not next to a full-body picture of the child in the CRS.  Supplemental sizing information is given in text only in the manual.  The warning stating that the rear seat is the safest place for installation is buried among text.
Securing the Child 5 stars
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 5 stars

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