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Child Safety Seat Laws

Program Type: Policy - An ordinance, resolution, or law passed by a community that produces positive results.

Description:
These are laws that require the use of safety belts by motor-vehicle occupants not covered by existing child safety seat laws. This intervention is effective in increasing safety belt use and reducing fatal and non-fatal injuries. This intervention is strongly recommended based on scientific evidence.

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Health Indicator(s):
Injury Prevention

Service Area:
Nationwide

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URL: http://www.ihs.gov/NonMedicalPrograms/HPDP/index.cfm?module=focus&option=injury&suboption=IVpractices&suboption2=safety&newquery=1

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Site or Location Name: Safety Belt Laws (policy)
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