How to Use the New RideSafer Buckle
New RideSafer Delight buckle in 3 easy steps:
- Pinch together the webbing on the left side (when facing your child in the vest) where the circles and lines are to align the rings on the other side.
- Turn J-hook to 90 degree angle and clip onto the rings
- Release the pinch
The new patented buckle on the RideSafer Delight travel vest is meant to be more difficult for those “Houdini” children who like to unbuckle themselves while traveling in a car.
Most of our customers have found that once they learn the trick shown above, they love the new buckle.
In our personal use with our youngest son, the new buckle takes just a few seconds to buckle and we’re able to unbuckle it one handed when needed — you know for those parental moments when you’re holding all kinds of stuff in your other hand.
For those parent who want their child to have the freedom to unbuckle themselves, many parents have been able to teach their child this little “trick”.
Our son can almost do the buckle himself when he tries. He really lacks the desire to really learn the trick at this point. He was unable to do the old model buckle at all because he just lacked the thumb strength.
How to Replace the Buckle Should it Fall Off
If you ordered a replacement buckle and it came with a little stretchy loop, it’s meant to keep the buckle from falling off when not in use and this is where it goes:
If you have a RideSafer Delight vest manufactured between Fall 2016 and Fall 2017 and you’d like to try a larger, easier to use buckle, you can order a replacement here.
From box opening to use, learn more about using the RideSafer Delight.