Top-10 car seats on the market for safety based on safety and ease of use
Your kids are your most precious cargo. Fortunately Kate McQuestin knew all about properly fitting the correct child restraint before her family car was T-boned. Here’s her survival guide.
Rear-facing restraints (0-6 months) 1. IGC Safety 1st One-Safe Infant Carrier 2. Bambino Chicco Keyfit 3. Safe-N-Sound Baby Safety Capsule 4. Safe-N-Sound Compaq 5. Safe-N-Sound Meridian AHR Tilt & Adjust 6. Steelcraft Strider DLX Infant Carrier 7. Babylove Snap-N-Go 8. Infa-Secure Turn-A-Tot 9. IGC GoSafe Cleo
10. Safe-N-Sound Compaq Deluxe Forward-facing restraints (6 months-4 years) 1. Babylove Ezy Combo 2. Safe-N-Sound Meridian AHR Tilt & Adjust 3. Infa-Secure Exceed EHP 4. IGC Dorel Safety 1st Swish Air 5. Infa-Secure Comfi-Cruiser 6. Cargo Marathon Series 7. Safe-N-Sound Maxi Rider AHR 8. Hipod Senator Series 9. IGC GoSafe Cleo 10. IGC ZuZu Commander Scenera Booster seats (4-7 years) 1. Safe-N-Sound Hi-Liner SG 2. Infa-Secure Vario Kid 3. Safe-N-Sound Hi-Liner with ASC 4. Infa-Secure Exceed EHP 5. Safe-N-Sound Explorer with ASC 6. Babylove Ezy Combo 7. Cargo Marathon Series 8. Safe-N-Sound Maxi Rider AHR with ASC 9. Infa-Secure Travel Max
10. Infa-Secure Trek 8
*Source: Child Restraint Evaluation Programme’s February 2011 testing