A review at Epinions or Babygearreview said my carseat is not a good one. Should I get a new one?
Keep in mind that many reviews are written by parents who have no training and little knowledge about Child Passenger Safety. Such comments and reviews may or may not be accurate. If in doubt, please consult a carseat technician. Q29: Consumer Reports said my booster may be unsafe! What should I do? With any booster model, a child can put slack in the seatbelt. The shoulder belt guides of certain combination boosters can catch the shoulder belt, preventing the retractor from taking in the slack. These boosters can still be used safely! Proper supervision is always necessary for squirmy kids or escape artists. Many children can compromise their safety by unlatching seatbelt and harness buckles, escaping various types of carseats and by putting shoulder belts behind their backs while in boosters. With proper installation, instruction and supervision, the problem shoulder belt guides identified by Consumer Reports can still be used safely. First, make absolutely sure to follow the instruc