STUDY OF SEAT BELT USAGE: 1973 AND 1974 VEHICLES IN THE STATE OF UTAH

This is the final report of the results of a study into seat belt usage, 1973 vehicles versus 1974 vehicles involved in accidents in the state of Utah. This is a special studies effort as a part of the Utah Multidisciplinary Accident Investigation Research. The study assesses the representativeness of the State of Utah to national statistics. The seat belt usage comparisons of 1973 vs. 1974 vehicles are made by age of driver, type of vehicle, residences of driver and injury level. Statistics are also presented on front right and rear seat belt usage. The study also involved a telephone survey to 1974 vehicles drivers involved in accidents to ascertain the effectiveness of the ignition interlock system.

  • Corporate Authors:

    University of Utah, Salt Lake City

    Department of Mechanical Engineering
    Salt Lake City, UT  United States  84112

    National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE
    Washington, DC  United States  20590
  • Authors:
    • Austin, J A
    • LIMPERT, R
  • Publication Date: 1975-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 49 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00090648
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Technical Information Service
  • Report/Paper Numbers: UTEC-ME-74-147 Final Rpt., HS-801 455
  • Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-4-00810
  • Files: NTIS, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Jun 10 1989 12:00AM