TRB’s National Cooperative Highway Research Program (NCHRP) Report 601: The Impact of Legislation, Enforcement, and Sanctions on Safety Belt Use explores the effectiveness of mandatory approaches to increase safety belt usage.
Table of Contents
|Chapter 1 - Background||4-5|
|Chapter 2 - Legislation||6-13|
|Chapter 3 - Enforcement||14-40|
|Chapter 4 - Sanctions||41-44|
|Chapter 5 - Conclusions and Discussion||45-49|
|Appendix A - Calculations of Lives Saved, Number Involved in Fatal Crashes, and Overall Effectiveness of Safety Belts Against Deaths in 2005||53-54|
|Appendix B - Calculations of Changes in UPFC Associated with the Primary/Standard Law Upgrades||55-56|
|Appendix C - Issues and Findings Regarding Nighttime SBU and Enforcement||57-58|
|Appendix D - Trends in Observed and FARS Use Rates in 15 States that Participated in Statewide or Regional HVE Programs||59-64|
|Appendix E - Estimated Costs of Fatalities and MAIS 2 5 Injuries||65-66|
|Appendix F - Distribution of States by 2005 Observed SBU (Horizontal Axis) and by 2005 Usage among Crash Victims (FARS Use) (Vertical Axis)||67-68|
|Abbreviations used without definitions in TRB publications||69-69|
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