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Evidence-Based Resource Summary

Strength of Evidence: 
4 out of 4
4 out of 4
Year Published: 
1998

Motor Vehicle Injury – Child Safety Seats: Community-Wide Information and Enhanced Enforcement Campaigns

Description of Resource: 
The Community Preventive Services Task Force recommends community-wide information and enhanced enforcement campaigns to increase child safety seat use. Community-wide information and enhanced enforcement campaigns include mass media, information and publicity, public displays about safety seats, and special strategies such as checkpoints, dedicated law enforcement officials, or alternative penalties (e.g., informational warnings instead of citations).

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): 
Educational and Community-Based Programs
Injury and Violence Prevention
Maternal, Infant, and Child Health
Healthy People 2020 Objectives: 
Resource Type: 
Systematic Review
Citation: 
The Community Guide [Internet]. Motor Vehicle Injury – Child Safety Seats: Community-Wide Information and Enhanced Enforcement Campaigns. c1998– [cited 2017 Feb 17]. Available from: https://www.thecommunityguide.org/content/motor-vehicle-injury-child-safety-seats-community-wide-information-and-enhanced-enforcement