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Highway safety programs encouraging the use of child restraint systems

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation

Highway safety programs encouraging the use of child restraint systems

report (to accompany H.R. 4616) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office)

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in [Washington, D.C.? .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Traffic safety and children -- United States,
  • Automobiles -- Safety appliances -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesReport / 98th Congress, 2d session, House of Representatives -- 98-641
    The Physical Object
    Pagination10 p. ;
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14228299M

    Similar to travel in motor vehicles, a child is best protected when properly restrained in a CSS appropriate for the age, weight, and height of the child, meeting standards for aircraft until the child weighs more than 40 lb and can use the aircraft seat belt. Child safety seat systems manufactured to US standards for aircraft use after. If the seatbelt does not fit the child appropriately (i.e.: crossing the child's neck, sitting across the abdomen instead of the hips, etc.), we recommend you keep your child in a booster seat until they are tall enough to ride safety without it. When in doubt, schedule a car seat inspection at any of our CHP offices for free! 1. Introduction. Despite the demonstrated effectiveness of child safety seats, their increased availability, and child restraint laws that have been in effect in every state for over 25 years, the leading cause of death among children over the age of 1 year in the United States continues to be injuries sustained as motor vehicle (MV) occupants (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Cited by: Utah's seat belt use rate is 89%. (Utah Highway Safety Office) Of the people killed in Utah in traffic crashes in , 50 drivers and passengers were not restrained (Utah Highway Safety Office) Females (%) buckle up more often than males (%) ( Utah Seat Belt Observational Study) Motorists in urban areas (%) buckled up more often than motorists in rural areas (%).


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Highway safety programs encouraging the use of child restraint systems by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works and Transportation Download PDF EPUB FB2

Highway safety programs encouraging the use of child restraint systems: report (to accompany H.R. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office). Author: United States. (ii) to encourage the proper use of occupant protection devices (including the use of safety belts and child restraint systems) by occupants of motor vehicles; (iii) to reduce injuries and deaths resulting from persons driving motor vehicles while impaired by alcohol or.

Introduction. Congress has directed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to develop a child restraint safety rating system that is practicable and understandable (Section 14 (g) of the Transportation Recall Enhancement, Accountability, and Documentation (TREAD) Act, November 1,Pub.L.

Stat. ) and that will help consumers to make informed. Objectives: Child Restraint System (CRS) misuse is common. We characterized caregivers’ use of child passenger safety informational and instructional resources and determined whether there were.

Highway safety programs (a) to encourage the proper use of occupant protection devices (including the use of safety belts and child restraint systems) by occupants of motor vehicles, (3) to reduce deaths and injuries resulting from persons driving motor vehicles while impaired by alcohol or a controlled substance, (4) to prevent accidents.

Child restraint system; civil penalty; exemptions; notice; child restraint fund; definitions. Except as provided in subsection H of this section, a person shall not operate a motor vehicle on the highways in this state when transporting a child who is under five years of age unless that child is properly secured in a child restraint system.

The Secretary shall promptly apportion the funds withheld from a State’s apportionment to the State if the Secretary approves the State’s highway safety program or determines that the State has begun implementing an approved program, as appropriate, not later than July 31st of the fiscal year for which the funds were withheld.

If the Secretary determines that the State did not correct its. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) estimates that, controlling for driver seat belt use and the child's seating position, child restraints are 71% effective in reducing fatality among infants and 54% effective among children aged one to four in passenger cars.

Florida law requires the use of seat belts or child restraint devices by drivers of motor vehicles, all front seat passengers and all children riding in a vehicle under Florida’s safety belt law is a primary enforcement law, meaning that an officer can stop a vehicle and issue a citation simply for observing a safety belt or restraint.

The school bus is the safest vehicle on the road—your child is much safer taking a bus to and from school than traveling by car.

Although four to six school-age children die each year on school transportation vehicles, that’s less than one percent of all traffic fatalities nationwide. NHTSA believes school buses should be as safe as possible. That’s why our safety standards for school. Safe Transport of Children by EMS: Interim Guidance March 8, ejection.

The primary focus should be to secure the torso, and provide support for the head, neck, and spine of the child, as indicated by the patient’s condition;1 ii. Considerations for the varied situations that a child who needs transport toFile Size: KB. Advisory Circular Subject: Use of Child Restraint Systems on Aircraft Date: 12/1/06 Initiated by: AFS AC No: A 1.

PURPOSE. This advisory circular (AC) provides information and practices regarding the use of Child Restraint Systems (CRS) on aircraft. It. To encourage families who fly to use child restraint systems, the FAA is also broadening the categories of the types of systems that airlines can provide on aircraft Highway safety programs encouraging the use of child restraint systems book amending its regulations permitting the use of alternative child restraint systems to improve safety for children otherwise secured only with a lap belt.

New York State law requires all children to be restrained in an appropriate child restraint system while riding in a motor vehicle, until they reach their 8 th birthday.

Effective November 1,all children under the age of 2 must ride in a rear-facing car seat. Safety tips for specific seats and age groups. Before you use the flip chart, make sure you know the child passenger safety line your state, territory, District of Columbia, or tribe. You can find the basic information about the laws for states and territories in the link provided or check with your local officials for.

Buckle Up: Restraint Use in SOUTH DAKOTA Keep South Dakota safe. Encourage drivers and passengers to buckle up. This fact sheet provides a snapshot of motor vehicle occupant deaths and seat belt use and an overview of proven strategies for increasing the use of seat belts, car seats, and booster seats.

The information can help local. encourage you to develop innovative programs in your communities to help us dramatically reduce the number of classroom instruction about child restraint systems and hands-on education pertaining to the proper use Highway Safety Program Representative at the GTSC if you have questions.

Child Safety Seats Buckling up is the single most effective thing you can do to protect yourself and your passengers in a crash. It is extremely important to make sure all children riding in your car be properly secured before every trip. Federal Traffic Safety Programs: In Brief Congressional Research Service 2 Figure 1.

Traffic Fatalities and Fatality Rate, Source: Prepared by CRS using data from National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Traffic Safety FactsDOT HSTable 2. The improvement accelerated between andwith the number of traffic deaths dropping.

The BeSeatSmart Program is a federal grant-based program supported by the Governor's Highway Safety Program, Vermont, and hosted by The Vermont Department of Health. BeSeatSmart provides child passenger safety seats, hands on help, advice, consultations, presentations, training, materials and support to residents of Vermont.

Buckle Up: Restraint Use in WEST VIRGINIA Keep West Virginia safe. Encourage drivers and passengers to buckle up. This fact sheet provides a snapshot of motor vehicle occupant deaths and seat belt use and an overview of proven strategies for increasing the use of seat belts, car seats, and booster seats.

The information can help local. § Child passenger restraint system A. Except as provided in Subsections C, D, and E of this Section, every driver in this state who transports a child or children under the age of eighteen years in a motor vehicle that is in motion and is required by federal safety standards to be equipped with a safety belt system or lower anchors and tethers for children in a passenger seating position.

The Certification Course and all official written documentation and correspondence for CPS certification are in English. Spanish-speaking customer service representatives are available to field inquiries and assist individuals in navigating the national CPS certification website and process.

In order to become a nationally certified child passenger safety (CPS) technician, you must be 18 or. Sincethe Florida Highway Patrol has distributed o child safety seats paid for by federal monies in an effort to assist needy Florida families who cannot afford to purchase them.

FHP is committed to ensuring that all child safety seats distributed are properly installed and used. Therefore, it is crucial that certified troopers [ ]. The following lists identify recalls and safety notifications for car seats known by the UNC Highway Safety Research Center (HSRC) as of December 2, This list is updated by HSRC as soon as possible after recall notifications are Size: KB.

Information on the use of large vans to transport students, April (PDF) Certified Bus/Chassis Manufacturers. School Bus Certified Models List (DOC) Certified Retarders (Secondary Braking Systems) Certified secondary Braking Systems (Updated 8/) Child Restraint Systems on School Bus.

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Parent education on transportation safety to include: Program safety policies-Proper installation of car seats-Use of appropriate height-weight child passenger safety restraint systems-Child transportation safety laws.

It is important to support families’ efforts. to have effective systems that ensure children are. Safety PennDOT's multi-faceted approach to improving highway safety in Pennsylvania involves promoting behavioral programs and implementing infrastructure improvements.

Behavioral programs include impaired and distracted-driving campaigns, aggressive-driving enforcement, seat-belt and child-restraint programs, and many other measures to. There are a number of safety cautions in this book. We use a box and the word CAUTION to Child Restraint Systems.

49 Where to Put the Restraint. 54 Lower Anchors and Tethers for These buttons are used to program and recall memory settings for the driver’s seating position,File Size: 2MB.

Highway Safety Office, Chief Francis Taimanao and Leonardo Duenas, Highway Safety Program Manager traveled to Tinian to conduct program review and evaluation for DPS Tinian Traffic/DUI programs. On February, the DPS Commissioner Santiago F. Tudela, OIC for Highway Safety Office Chief Francis Taimanao and Leonardo Size: 4MB.

Military Restraints. When your duty is to deliver, trust the foremost name in safety. IMMI is a proven leader in protecting our armed forces and their payloads. Working with military OEM customers, IMMI innovates, develops, and manufactures military restraint systems for our troops that are easy and comfortable to wear.

Child safety seat distribution programs provide child safety seats and education on proper use and installation of seats.

Effective interventions can increase restraint use among child motor vehicle occupants and help limit or prevent crash-related fatalities. Use of restraint system, occupant protection system, or three-point safety belt system; when; information and education program.

(1) Any person in Nebraska who drives any motor vehicle which has or is required to have an occupant protection system or a three-point safety belt system shall ensure that all children up to eight years of age being transported by such vehicle (a) use a. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) advises the use of a child restraint or a booster seat for all children who are shorter than 4 ft 9 in, regardless of age and weight, or even longer if the belts hit the child at the wrong place.

Some booster seats can be used for children up to 60 inches and pounds. This allows IDOT to maximize its safety efforts across the entire public roadway system. Stand-alone infrastructure safety improvements are funded through the core federal program, the Highway Safety Improvement Program (HSIP), which is specifically focused on.

I would like to remind you that Kentucky law requires the use of safety belts and approved child restraint seats. These laws were passed to protect you and your passengers and they are strictly enforced. I sincerely hope your driving experience is enjoyable and that you commit to making our roadways safe by following the traffic laws of Kentucky.

For law enforcement, emergency vehicles and tow trucks. Alm people die annually in U.S. vehicle crashes; that shouldn't and doesn't have to happen. Saving lives is the goal of the Toward Zero Deaths (TZD) initiative. Do you know your points balance.

Learn about Virginia's Driving Points System and check your own balance now. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is currently working on a new program that would encourage automakers to recommend the most appropriate child seats for use in each of their models.

Appendix A to § —Selection of Child Restraint Systems ; including all auto companies and all air bag suppliers, the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), and the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) supported a maximum speed of 40 km/h (25 mph). test speed would not encourage use of advanced technologies.

A Additional Physical Format: Online version: United States. Act to Amend the Surface Transportation Assistance Act of to Require States to Use at Least 8 Per Centum of their highway Safety Apportionments for Developing and Implementing Comprehensive Programs Concerning the Use of Child Restraint Systems in Motor Vehicles, and for Other Purposes.

A statewide intervention to increase safety belt use: adding to the impact of a belt use law. Am J Health Promot ;–4.

Rood DH, Kraichy PP, Carman JA. Selective Traffic Enforcement Program for occupant restraints. Final report. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, (a) The Legislature finds that a mandatory seatbelt law will contribute to reducing highway deaths and injuries by encouraging greater usage of existing manual seatbelts, that automatic crash protection systems that require no action by vehicle occupants offer the best hope of reducing deaths and injuries, and that encouraging the use of manual safety belts is only a partial remedy for.

The UNC Highway Safety Research Center (HSRC) child restraint recall list identifies recalls and safety notifications for child restraint systems known by the HSRC as of the dates listed above.

This list is updated by HSRC as soon as possible after recall notifications are announced. The recall list is divided into 2 section, each with its own.