SAFETY BELT USE LAWS IN EUROPE--A POSITIVE INITIATIVE FOR SAVING LIVES

This paper provides a preliminary report on the implementation and effectiveness of mandatory seat belt use laws in seven representative European countries. The experience of the seven European countries demonstrates that mandatory seat belt use laws are effective in increasing seat belt usage when the laws are adequately enforced and are preceded by a comprehensive public education program. /GMRL/

  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Automotive Engineers

    400 Commonwealth Drive
    Warrendale, PA  USA  15096
  • Authors:
    • Johannessen, H G
    • Pulley, C H
  • Publication Date: 1977-3

Media Info

  • Pagination: 9 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00165003
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: SAE 770152
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 23 1977 12:00AM