News tagged with seat belts
(AP) -- A large study in older veterans raises fresh concern about mild brain injuries that hundreds of thousands of troops have suffered from explosions in recent wars. Even concussions seem to raise the ...
Medical research Jul 18, 2011 | 3 / 5 (2) | 0
(AP) -- Kids may be safest in cars when grandma or grandpa are driving instead of mom or dad, according to study results that even made the researchers do a double-take.
Other Jul 18, 2011 | 4 / 5 (1) | 0
A research report released today from The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) provides specific recommendations for optimizing the rear seat of passenger vehicles to better protect its most common ...
Health Apr 29, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
A new report on teen driver safety released today by The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and State Farm shows encouraging trends among teen passengers. In 2011 more than half of teen passengers ...
Health Apr 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(HealthDay)—Seat belt use by American drivers and passengers reached an all-time high of 86 percent in 2012, a new federal government study finds.
Health Nov 15, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
State laws that mandate car booster seat use for children at least until age 8 are associated with fewer motor vehicle-related fatalities and severe injuries, and should be standardized throughout the U.S. to optimally protect ...
Pediatrics Oct 22, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Letting autoworkers sit while they reach into a car's interior could help prevent shoulder and back strain - but another solution might be to tilt the entire car so that workers can stand up.
Health May 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Most parents report that they typically require their child to use a life-saving booster seat, but more than 30 percent said they do not enforce this rule when their child is riding with another driver.
Health Jan 30, 2012 | 1 / 5 (2) | 0
Vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death and injury among children. Kansas State University civil engineers are striving to increase child safety by studying a simple action: buckling up.
Health May 03, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
(AP)—The World Health Organization says only 7 percent of the world's population lives in nations where there are adequate road safety laws.
Health Mar 14, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Study finds lack of safety restraint in a semi-truck increases risk of injury regardless of seating position
Semi-truck drivers and sleeper berth passengers who were not using safety restraints, significantly increased the odds of injuries in moving collisions compared to those semi-truck occupants who were using ...
Health Mar 11, 2013 | not rated yet | 0
Research just published indicates that New South Wales has one third of the people smoking in cars compared to New Zealand.
Health Mar 04, 2013 | not rated yet | 1
Car accidents are the main cause of serious injury and death among children in Norway. A new study from the Norwegian Institute of Public Health shows that 37 per cent of all children under 16 years are ...
Health Oct 08, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
While most teens do buckle up when driving, new research shows that novice teen drivers who live in states with so-called "secondary enforcement" seat belt laws are less likely to use the life-saving devices than those in ...
Health Apr 19, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Less than half of pediatric car passengers suffering injuries from motor vehicle crashes were restrained, with the lowest rates among blacks, Hispanics and Native Americans, according to a research abstract presented Saturday, ...
Health Oct 15, 2011 | not rated yet | 0