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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Harmony Youth Booster (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameHarmony Youth Booster
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date030400HRD  /  Feb 22, 2014
Harness TypeNo Back
Weight  /  Height30lb - 100lb / 34" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 3 stars
No supplemental sizing information is given on the labels. The seat belt routing path is not completely labeled.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
The manual storage location may not be obvious. The warning stating that the rear seat is the safest place for installation is located among other warnings and is not illustrated.
Securing the Child 5 stars
Installation Features 1 stars
The shoulder belt positioning device requires the use of two hands, but the action of positioning is simple. The shoulder belt positioning device may not allow the belt to move freely and can create slack in the belt.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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