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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Jane Montecarlo R1 (B)

 

 

Manufacturer  /  Model NameJane Montecarlo R1
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date4564US/R87  /  Jul 1, 2014
Harness TypeHighback
Weight  /  Height30lb - 100lb / up to 57"
Evaluation of Labels 1 stars
There is not a picture of a child properly restrained in the CRS directly next to sizing information on the labeling. No supplemental sizing information is given on the labels. The child seat is not depicted in a vehicle seat on the labels. The belt routing path is not labeled. The warning against using a lap belt only with this child seat is not illustrated. Labeling was peeling when the child seat was removed from its packaging.
Evaluation of Instructions 3 stars
No full picture exists of a properly restrained child next to sizing information in the owner's manual. The child seat is not depicted in a vehicle seat in the manual. The warning that the safest place for children is the rear seat is contained in a bulleted list and is not separated from other warnings. The warning against using a lap belt only with this child seat is not given in the section detailing where to route the seat belt.
Securing the Child 5 stars
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 3 stars

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