EFFECTIVENESS OF CHILD SAFETY SEATS IN AUTOMOBILE COLLISIONS

An UMTRI field study of crashes involving young children found evidence that child safety seats are effective when properly used. But the study also found that young children are injured when the child seat is not securely installed, the child is not securely harnessed in it, or the restrained child is struck by an unrestrained adult or older child.

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    University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute

    2901 Baxter Road
    Ann Arbor, MI  United States  48109-2150
  • Publication Date: 1984-7

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: p. 8-12
  • Serial:
    • UMTRI Research Review
    • Volume: 15
    • Issue Number: 1
    • Publisher: University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute
    • ISSN: 0739-7100

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00395967
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-038 172
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jul 31 1985 12:00AM