SEAT BELTS IN CANADA: WHAT ARE THEY GOOD FOR?
This paper shows quantitatively just how effective safety belts could be in reducing injuries in Canada. The injury prediction equations clearly demonstrate that, for fully restrained accident victims, injuries only become extensive when the seating space of the individual is penetrated.
- This paper was prepared for the Annual Conference held in Calgary, 1975.
Transportation Association of Canada (TAC)Ottawa, Ontario Canada
- Shiels, A C
- WATSON, L G
- Publication Date: 1975-9
- Features: Figures; References;
- Pagination: p. 157-174
- TRT Terms: Crash severity; Crash victims; Injuries; Manual safety belts; Measures of effectiveness; Restraint systems; Seats
- Uncontrolled Terms: Effectiveness
- Old TRIS Terms: Occupant restraint
- Subject Areas: Highways; Safety and Human Factors;
- Accession Number: 00147615
- Record Type: Publication
- Source Agency: Transportation Association of Canada (TAC)
- Report/Paper Numbers: Report Number 5
- Files: TRIS
- Created Date: Apr 27 1977 12:00AM