ENFORCEMENT OF THE CHILD PASSENGER PROTECTION LAW
This report describes the Tennessee law enforcement agencies and their role in the enforcement of the child passenger protection law. Chapter I introduces the importance of protecting child passengers in motor vehicles, describes the child passenger protection law and outlines the objectives and tasks of the Child Passenger Safety Program. Chapter II briefly describes the three major enforcement systems in Tennessee, describing their chains of command and their methods of operation. Chapter III discusses particular characteristics of the child passenger protection law which make it difficult to enforce. Chapter IV provides an analysis of a survey taken to gather enforcement officers' opinions concerning the law. Chapter V describes two innovative enforcement programs. Chapter VI provides conclusions and recommendations.
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- Sponsored in part by Tennessee Governor's Highway Safety Program, Nashville. See also PB81-188666 which is HS-805 801 and HS-805 803--HS-805 806.
309 Conference Center Building
Knoxville, TN United States 37996-4133
Washington, DC United States 20590
- Sontag, D B
- Heathington, K W
- Lo, M
- Publication Date: 1980-10
- Features: References;
- Pagination: 66 p.
- TRT Terms: Attitudes; Child restraint systems; Children; Law enforcement; Legislation; Passenger vehicles; Police; Police traffic services; Prevention; Safety; Safety equipment; Traffic law enforcement; Utilization
- Geographic Terms: Tennessee
- Subject Areas: Highways; Law; Research; Safety and Human Factors; Security and Emergencies; I83: Accidents and the Human Factor;
- Accession Number: 00337312
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
- Report/Paper Numbers: Final Rpt., HS-805 802
- Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-7-01730
- Files: HSL, NTIS, NTL, TRIS, USDOT
- Created Date: Aug 15 1982 12:00AM