Car Seat Safety

Car Seat Safety

For detailed information about car seat safety, including choosing the correct type of car seat and installation, please visit http://www.safercar.gov/parents/CarSeats.htm

Choosing a car seat

Please view the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration’s flyer which details their recommendations for the safest type of car seat for each child by age.

Comparison of Tiny Toes Travel’s car seats:

Convertible Car SeatHigh Back Booster Car SeatBackless Booster Car Seat
Car Seat Manufacturer and Model NameThe First Years True Fit Recline Convertible Car SeatGraco HighBack TurboBooster Car SeatEvenflo Big Kid Amp Booster Car Seat
Minimum Weight - Rear Facing5 poundsCan not be used rear facingCan not be used rear facing
Maximum Weight - Rear Facing35 poundsCan not be used rear facingCan not be used rear facing
Maximum Height - Rear FacingHead must be at least one inch below the top of the seatCan not be used rear facingCan not be used rear facing
Minimum Age - Forward Facing1 Year3 years3 years
Maximum Age - Forward FacingNot stated, but ears must be below the top of the car seat10 yearsNot stated, but ears must be below the top of the vehicle seat headrest
Minimum Weight - Forward Facing23 pounds30 pounds40 pounds
Maximum Weight - Forward Facing65 pounds100 pounds100 pounds
Minimum Height - Forward FacingNo minimum stated38 inches40 inches
Maximum Height - Forward Facing50 inches57 inches57 inches
Forward Facing Restraint Type5 point harnessVehicle's seat beltVehicle's seat belt
Installation Video (please contact us if link does not work)Print Manual (video is not available)Car Seat with a Back Installation or Car Seat Backless InstallationBooster Car Seat Installation