SEAT BELT USE LAW ENFORCEMENT AND PUBLICITY IN ELMIRA, NEW YORK: A REMINDER CAMPAIGN

A three-week belt use law publicity and enforcement campaign in Elmira, New York, in November 1985, increased use from 49% to 77%; four months later belt use was 66%. A reminder program, in April 1986, increased belt use to 80%; use declined to 69% four months later and to 60% eight months later. Throughout these periods, belt use in Glens Falls, a comparison community, remained stable at just over 40%.

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    American Public Health Association

    800 I Street, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20001-3710
  • Authors:
    • Williams, A F
    • Preusser, D F
    • Blomberg, R D
    • LUND, A K
  • Publication Date: 1987-11

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  • Accession Number: 00496528
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-040 387
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1990 12:00AM