Restraint use characteristics among crash-involved child passengers: identifying opportunities to enhance optimal restraint use

Allison Curry, Rachel Myers, and team at CHOP CIRP assessed the prevalence of and characteristics related to restraint use from a sample of police reports for motor vehicle crashes that involved a child passenger. They found that optimal age-based restraint use was inconsistent, and that seat belts (as opposed to child restraint systems) resulted in a large proportion of injured children.

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