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 Shuttle 120 (B)

 

 

Manufacturer  /  Model NamePeg Perego Viaggio Shuttle 120
Model Number  /  Manufacture DateIMVS00US35DX45DX13  /  Dec 12, 2016
Harness TypeNo back
Weight  /  Height40lb - 120lb / 39" - 63"
Evaluation of Labels 2 stars
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 5 stars
Installation Features 5 stars
Overall Ease of Use Rating 4 stars

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