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Primary SeatBeltLaws and Offsetting Behavior: Empirical Evidence from Individual Accident Data.

One thing to consider is whether the increase in accidental harm from the offsetting behav- ior is big enough to outweigh the reduction in accidental harm from the seatbeltlaws, ...Therefore, based on the police-reported accidents, ...

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Seatbeltlaws and traffic fatalities: A research update

For nearly a decade it has been commonly assumed that seatbeltlaws save lives. Using traffic fatality data from 1983 through 1993 this paper offers ev...

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Adult seatbelt use: does the presence of children in the household makeadifference?

Objective. To obtain prevalence estimates of seatbelt use among adults with and without at least one child in the household and to examine whether havi...

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Mandatory seatbeltlaws in eight states: a time-series evaluation ☆

We examined state-specific and aggregate effects of U.S. legislation requiring the use of seatbelts among front-seat motor vehicle occupants. Effects o...

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The Effect of Mandatory SeatBeltLaws on SeatBelt Use by Socioeconomic Position

We identified the differential effect of legislation across higher versus lower education individuals using adifference-in-differences model based on state variations in the timing of the ...In addition, we find that the differential...

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THE RELATIONSHIP OF SEATBELTLAW ENFORCEMENT TO LEVEL OF BELT USE

This paper examines the relationship between level of enforcement activity and level of belt use in jurisdictions havingbelt use laws as of January, 19...

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EVALUATION OF MARYLAND, OKLAHOMA AND THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA'S SEATBELTLAW CHANGE TO PRIMARY ENFORCEMENT

In a number of locations, citation data that identified race confirmed there was either no difference in non-white versus white ticketing, comparing secondary to primary enforcement, or ...SeatbeltsTraffic citationsSome states allow ...

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SeatBelt Campaigns and Buckling Up: Do the Media MakeaDifference?

This article examines the perceived impact of an information campaign about seatbelt use that coincided with the implementation of a mandatory seatbeltlaw in Indiana. Most of a state-wide sample of 811 licensed drivers recalled hav...

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SeatBeltLaw Experience in Four Foreign Countries Compared to the United States.

A study is reported which examined the process of enacting laws requiring the use of automobile seatbelts in the United States, and assessed these laws...

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Association between mandatory seatbeltlaws and road traffic injuries in Iran

This study investigated the efficacy of mandatory seatbelt legislation on traffic injuries and intensity of road traffic injuries (RTIs). We carried out...

Stars: 99 Updated: February 21st,2018

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