SPECIAL ISSUE: BELT USE LAWS AND HELMET LAWS

This special issue of "Status Report" focuses on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA's) vehicle safety rulemaking record. The following articles are included: State Belt Use Laws Trim Deaths and Injuries; Why Are U.S. Seat Belt Use Laws Less Effective Than Others?; Shoulder Belt Slung Under the Arm Can Cause Fatal Injuries; What Kind of Campaign Promotes the Highest Belt Law Compliance?; 7,500 Lives Saved; Seat Belt Usage; High Belt Use Rates Are Linked to Enforcement; Helmet Laws: The Long Battle to Save Lives; and NCAP Tests Include 10 Cars With Automatic Crash Protection.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Figures; Photos; Tables;
  • Pagination: 12 p.
  • Serial:

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00716848
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-041 437
  • Files: HSL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: Feb 21 1996 12:00AM