CRASH OUTCOME DATA EVALUATION SYSTEM (CODES) PROJECT SAFETY BELT AND HELMET ANALYSES

Analyses of the benefits of safety belt and helmet use were undertaken in response to Section 1031(b) of the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991 (ISTEA) for a report to Congress. This research note describes the data collection methodology, outcome measures for determining the effectiveness of safety belts and helmets, and the cumulative findings concerning the benefits of safety belt and helmet use. The states involved in the study were Hawaii, Maine, Missouri, New York, Pennsylvania, Utah, and Wisconsin. The individual state estimates are reported in the Crash Outcome Data Evaluation System (CODES) Technical Report.

Language

  • English

Media Info

  • Features: Tables;
  • Pagination: 3 p.
  • Serial:
    • Research Note
    • Publisher: National Center for Statistics and Analysis

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00721519
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-041 996
  • Files: HSL, NTL, TRIS, USDOT
  • Created Date: May 23 1996 12:00AM