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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Little Tikes Low Back Booster (B)

 

 

Manufacturer  /  Model NameLittle Tikes Low Back Booster
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date221250  /  Oct 25, 2014
Harness TypeNo Back
Weight  /  Height40lb - 110lb / 38" - 60"
Evaluation of Labels 2 stars
Supplemental sizing information is given in text only on the labels (not illustrated). The belt routing path is not completely labeled. The warning on the label does not explicitly state that a lap-only belt may not be used.
Evaluation of Instructions 2 stars
The manual was attached to the restraint in a hard-to-find location when the restraint was removed from its packaging. The manual storage may be difficult to find. No full picture exists of a properly restrained child next to sizing information in the owner's manual. The warning that the safest place for children is the rear seat is not illustrated. The warning stating that a lap-only seat belt may not be used is not given in the belt-routing section.
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 3 stars

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