Clek makes an infant insert thingy for infants (yes, thats the name). What we dont know is if its a meaningful decrease in neck forces or if this theory even pans out in real life, especially for older kids. If youre in the market for a high-end seat, check out this beauty. this seat is a great bet. Please see video below for deets: Why would you want to use a seat belt to install your car seat? In the meantime, Id love to hear what other people have found when researching this themselves. These seats all have a long, lovely list of safety features: hugs pads (below) on the harness straps absorb crash energy (in the forward-facing position) through SafeCells. Note that the extendable tray can only be used in the rear-facing position. . I discuss all of this in detail in mahh eBook, Flying with Baby. The Foonf is a little harder to install than the Fllo, but once you learn how, it will pay dividends. The Boulevard CT has a tall shell and is great for extended rear-facing.
Not surprisingly, this seat is very large and heavy, much like the Diono Radian. Plus, you wont have to remove and install your everyday car seat (s which is one less hassle to deal with when parking at the airport. I do not recommend this seat for people needing to take it in and out with any frequency. Its got safety features out the wazoo and is also one of the tallest shells on the market. Its also great for travel. Being so tall also makes it quite a space hog when rear-facing, so its NOT for compact cars or for people who need lots of leg room in the front seat.