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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Graco Turbo TakeAlong Highback Booster (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NameGraco Turbo TakeAlong Highback Booster
Model Number  /  Manufacture Date2048743  /  Mar 30, 2018
Harness TypeHighback/No Back
Weight  /  Height40lb - 100lb / 43" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 3 stars
The belt path is not completely labeled. The seat belt type warning on the label does not explicitly state that a lap-only belt may not be used.
Evaluation of Instructions 5 stars
The instruction manual storage location may be difficult to find.
Securing the Child 1 stars
The car seat was not fully assembled when it was removed from its packaging. There are no illustrations on the label depicting how to convert the seat from highback to no back mode. When disassembling for cleaning, loose parts may be generated.
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 3 stars

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