Occupant Restraint Use in 2014: Results from the NOPUS Controlled Intersection Study

This report presents results from the 2014 National Occupant Protection Use Survey (NOPUS) Controlled Intersection Study. NOPUS is the only nationwide probability-based occupant restraint use survey. The National Center for Statistics and Analysis of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration conducts this survey annually. The 2014 NOPUS found that seat belt use continued to be higher for females (89%) than for males (84%). Seat belt use in the rear seat (73%) was lower than in the front seat (87%). Overall restraint use for children under 8 years old in 2014 was 91 percent compared to 89 percent in 2013.


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  • Media Type: Digital/other
  • Features: Figures; References; Tables;
  • Pagination: 30p

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  • Accession Number: 01593711
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: DOT HS 812 244
  • Created Date: Mar 3 2016 7:37AM