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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KidsEmbrace Low Back Booster (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameKidsEmbrace Low Back Booster
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date40100SM  /  Nov 8, 2013
Harness TypeNo Back
Weight  /  Height40lb - 100lb / 40" - 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.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
The instruction manual storage location may be difficult to find. The manual cannot be accessed while the car seat is installed in this mode and the child is in the car seat. Supplemental sizing information is given in text in the manual.
Securing the Child 5 stars
Installation Features 4 stars
The shoulder belt positioning device requires the use of two hands, but the action of positioning is simple.
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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