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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Baby Trend PROtect Yumi 2-in-1 (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameBaby Trend PROtect Yumi 2-in-1
Model Number  /  Manufacture DateHB40A45A  /  Apr 20, 2016
Harness TypeHighback/No Back
Weight  /  Height30lb - 100lb / 38" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 4 stars
The belt routing path is not completely labeled.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
The manual cannot be accessed while the car seat is installed in this mode and the child is in the car seat. The instruction manual storage location may be difficult to find and use. The warning that the safest place for children is the rear seat is contained in a bulleted list and is not illustrated.
Securing the Child 4 stars
There are no illustrations on the labeling which show how to convert the car seat from highback to no back mode.
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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