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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
2000

Motor Vehicle Injury – Safety Belts: Laws Mandating Use

Description of Resource: 
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends safety belt laws as a strategy based on strong evidence of their effectiveness in increasing safety belt use and reducing fatal and non-fatal injuries among adolescents and adults. Safety belt laws mandate the use of safety belts by motor vehicle occupants.

Evidence-Based Resource Details

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Developed By: 
Community Preventive Services Task Force
Developer Type: 
Non-Federal Government
Healthy People 2020 Topic Area(s): 
Injury and Violence Prevention
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Citation: 
The Community Guide [Internet]. Motor Vehicle Injury – Safety Belts: Laws Mandating Use. c2000– [cited 2017 Feb 17]. Available from: https://www.thecommunityguide.org/content/motor-vehicle-injury-safety-belts-laws-mandating-use