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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BubbleBum BubbleBum Booster (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameBubbleBum BubbleBum Booster
Model Number  /  Manufacture DateB0004US  /  Nov 10, 2016
Harness TypeNo Back
Weight  /  Height40lb - 100lb / 40" - 57"
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, and it is written in text only (not illustrated).
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
The instruction manual storage location may be difficult to find and use, and it cannot be accessed while the child is seated in the seat.
Securing the Child 2 stars
The seat must be inflated prior to use and is therefore not ready to use when removed from the packaging.
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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