PREVENTING AUTOMOBILE INJURY: NEW FINDINGS FROM EVALUATION RESEARCH. CHAPTER 2 - INJURY REDUCTION AND BELT USE ASSOCIATED WITH OCCUPANT RESTRAINT LAWS

This chapter discusses the following topics: the progress and status of seat belt legislation in the United States; fatality changes associated with belt laws; injury reduction associated with belt laws in Illinois, Michigan, North Carolina, New York, and Texas; changes in belt use associated with the law; the association between enforcement and belt usage; factors that produce large shifts in national fatalities; and why belt law benefits aren't greater. Concluding remarks address the controversy regarding occupant restraint issues, publicity, and the characteristics of the target population.

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    Auburn House Publishing Company

    14 Dedham Street
    Dover, MA  United States  02030-0658
  • Authors:
    • Campbell, B J
    • Campbell, F A
  • Publication Date: 1988

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  • Accession Number: 00620501
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • ISBN: 0-86569-185-1
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1992 12:00AM