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The Handbook of Road Safety Measures, Second Edition

Objectives: To identify the best estimate of seatbelt effectiveness for different levels of injury and different seating positions.

  • Author(s): Rune Elvik, Alena Høye, Truls Va and Michael Sørensen
  • Published: 2009
  • Date: 01 Feb 2013

Estimating seat belt effectiveness using matched-pair cohort methods

Objectives: To estimate seat belt effectiveness based on US data for fatal crashes between 1986 and 1998, and investigate reasons why the estimate apparently varies over time.

  • Author(s): Peter Cummings, James D. Wells, Frederick P. Rivara
  • Published: Accident Analysis & Prevention, Volume 35, Issue 1, January 2003, Pages 143–149
  • Date: 01 Feb 2013
  • Format: Adobe Portable Document Format

The Long Term Effect of Seat Belt Legislation On Road User Injury Patterns

Objectives: To compare car occupant casualty rates and injury patterns before and after seat belt legislation , using an independent set of hospital data, and to assess the effects of seat belt legislation on casualty rates among road users other than car occupants.

  • Author(s): R J Tunbridge
  • Published: TRRL Research Report 239, 1989
  • Date: 01 Feb 2013
  • Format: Web Page Link

The Medical Effects of Seat Belt Legislation in the UK

Objectives: To establish evidence of the changes in hospital casualties among car occupants injured in road accidents in consequence of the introduction of compulsory seat belt legislation in the UK.

  • Author(s): William Rutherford, Tony Greenfield, HRM Hayes, JK Nelson
  • Published: Department of Health and Social Security, Office of the Chief Scientist Research report No 13
  • Date: 01 Feb 2013

The Effects of Seat Belt Legislation on Road Casualties

Objectives: To assess the statistical evidence of the effects of the introduction of the seat belt law on road casualties in Great Britain.

  • Author(s): J Durbin and AC Harvey
  • Published: Published: In Compulsory Seatbelt Wearing Report, Department of Transport, 1985
  • Date: 01 Feb 2013