CHILDREN IN INJURY LEVEL ACCIDENTS
This field accident data study reviews injury and accident experiences to children as occupants in injury level passenger experiences to children as occupants in injury level passenger car collisions. The first section deals with general characteristics and addresses such things as body regions injured, objects contacted, and types of injury. The second section compares and analyzes injury risks associated with restraint status, child weight, various seating positions, etc. The third section recommends where children should sit and how they should be restrained for incresed safety. The fourth section of this paper compares injury experiences of children to that of adults by looking at such topics as body regions most comonly injured, objects most frequently contacted, and injury severity.
- Proceedings of the 20th Conference.
American Association for Automotive Medicine801 Green Bay Road
Lake Bluff, IL United States 60044
- Garvil, G
- 20th Annual Conference of the American Association for Automotive Medicine
- Date: 1976-11-1 to 1976-11-3
- Publication Date: 1976
- Features: Tables;
- Pagination: 17 p.
- Volume: 20
- TRT Terms: Adolescents; Child restraint systems; Crash injury research; Crash investigation; Restraint systems; Seats; Weight
- Old TRIS Terms: Minors; Occupant restraint; Rearward facing child seat
- Subject Areas: Highways; Research; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00144418
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Highway Safety Research Institute
- Contract Numbers: DOT-HS-024-1-115
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: May 31 1977 12:00AM