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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Peg Perego Viaggio HBB (B)



Manufacturer  /  Model NamePeg Perego Viaggio HBB
Model Number  /  Manufacture DateIMVI01US35DX13DP53  /  Nov 6, 2017
Harness TypeHighback/No back
Weight  /  Height40lb - 120lb / 39" - 57"
Evaluation of Labels 2 stars
There is not a full picture of a child properly restrained in the child seat directly next to sizing information on the labeling. No supplemental sizing information is given on the labels. The belt path is not completely labeled. The label warning against using a lap-only belt is not illustrated on the seat (given in text only).
Evaluation of Instructions 4 stars
The instruction manual cannot be accessed when a child is seated in the seat. No complete illustration of a child in the CRS is shown next to height/weight information. No supplemental sizing information beyond the minimum/maximum heights/weights is given in the owner's manual. The indication that the safest place in the vehicle for children is the rear seat is buried within a bulleted list. There is no warning against using a lap-only belt in the belt routing section of the instruction manual.
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.
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 3 stars

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