A COMPARISON OF INJURY SEVERITY PATTERNS FOR UNRESTRAINED, LAP BELTED, AND TORSO RESTRAINED OCCUPANTS IN AUTOMOBILE ACCIDENTS

The multi-disciplinary accident investigation reports comprising a census of towaway accidents in Washtenaw County, Michigan, were statistically analyzed in order to observe the effects on injury associated with wearing a lap belt or torso restraint. The analysis controls on accident configuration, crash severity, seated location, and ejection.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • 17th Conference
  • Corporate Authors:

    American Association for Automotive Medicine

    801 Green Bay Road
    Lake Bluff, IL  USA  60044
  • Authors:
    • Shortridge, R M
  • Conference:
  • Publication Date: 1973

Media Info

  • Features: References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 18 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00260573
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Highway Safety Research Institute
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Oct 22 1974 12:00AM